France: La Douceur de Vivre

Overview

From the soaring silhouette of the Eiffel Tower to the grandeur of Fountainbleau castle, from the legendary light and colors of the seaside town of Saint-Tropez to the sweeping landscapes of France's wine-growing regions, France has a great wealth of architectural, artistic, and natural resources, as well as a long and storied history. Hundreds of full-color photographs take young readers on a whirlwind tour of this glorious country, from its sophisticated cities to its rustic villages to its picturesque seaside....

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Overview

From the soaring silhouette of the Eiffel Tower to the grandeur of Fountainbleau castle, from the legendary light and colors of the seaside town of Saint-Tropez to the sweeping landscapes of France's wine-growing regions, France has a great wealth of architectural, artistic, and natural resources, as well as a long and storied history. Hundreds of full-color photographs take young readers on a whirlwind tour of this glorious country, from its sophisticated cities to its rustic villages to its picturesque seaside. Supplemented by a lively, kid-friendly text, this volume brings to life the unparalleled culture, history, and natural beauty of France.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788854401150
  • Publisher: White Star Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/27/2006
  • Series: Exploring Countries of the World Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 571,808
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Simonetta Crescimbene attended the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Turin, and currently spends her time curating exhibitions, participating in restoration projects, and acting as a consultant to numerous cultural associations.

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