The Circus Is Coming

The Circus Is Coming

by Hilary Knight
     
 

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Step right up and see the dazzling displays and sensational sights of the brightest circus parade ever. From the golden calliope wagon to the proud pachyderms, each page of detailed delights will keep readers rapt. A treat for both young and old; no one will want to miss the clowns in cars and penguins in pools; ferocious felines and aerial artistry—everything…  See more details below

Overview

Step right up and see the dazzling displays and sensational sights of the brightest circus parade ever. From the golden calliope wagon to the proud pachyderms, each page of detailed delights will keep readers rapt. A treat for both young and old; no one will want to miss the clowns in cars and penguins in pools; ferocious felines and aerial artistry—everything that's marvelous and magical about the legendary big top! So get yourself some peanuts and cotton candy and settle in for the greatest parade on earth.

First published in 1978 and unavailable for decades, Hilary Knight's stunning picture book has been reprinted from the original art, and includes a beautiful new salute to South America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307137371
Publisher:
Western Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1979
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Hilary Knight has been illustrating children's books for over 50 years. His other careers include poster design for the theater and dance, as well as drawing for greeting cards and magazines. The latter led directly to his collaboration with Kay Thompson on the Eloise books. Knight has illustrated over 60 books including The Owl and the Pussycat and Where's Wallace?, which he also wrote.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
November 1, 1926
Place of Birth:
Long Island, New York
Education:
Studied at the Art Student's League and the New York School of Interior Design

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