Maurice Sendak and the Art of Children"s Book Illustration by L.M. Poole

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Published by Crescent Moon Publishing .

Written in English

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  • Illustration,
  • General,
  • Art / General,
  • Art & Art Instruction

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12059200M
ISBN 101861711913
ISBN 109781861711915

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