The Farmers Boy

The Farmers Boy

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by Randolph Caldecott
     
 

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Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) was one of the most important British illustrators. He transformed the world of decorated children's books in the Victorian era. In 1877, he was asked by Edmund Evans, the colour printer and talented engraver, to illustrate two children's books. These books were an immediate success and he went on to produce two books every Christmas

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Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) was one of the most important British illustrators. He transformed the world of decorated children's books in the Victorian era. In 1877, he was asked by Edmund Evans, the colour printer and talented engraver, to illustrate two children's books. These books were an immediate success and he went on to produce two books every Christmas until he died. Caldecott chose all the stories and rhymes he illustrated and occasionally wrote and added to the stories himself. His delightful style and humour can still be enjoyed by young and old alike. This story, 'The Farmers Boy', was originally published in 1881. Many of the earliest children's books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pook Press are working to republish these classic works in affordable, high quality, colour editions, using the original text and artwork so these works can delight another generation of children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443797337
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
04/02/2009
Pages:
34
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.07(d)

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Farmers Boy 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was ok do you like pie? I like pie pie is yummy cookies are good do you like cookies i like chocolate chip cookies the best whats your favorite type of cookie good bye i will miss you will you miss me if not then i do not like you but if you will then i like you thank you for reading
CDville More than 1 year ago
If+you+want+to+read+the+book%2C+keep+shopping%2C+as+there+are+too+many+ocr+artifacts+here.+If+you+want+to+enjoy+Caldecott%27s+illustrations%2C+this+edition+is+pretty+good%2C+with+the+art+large+enough+to+see.