The Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant

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Overview

One of Oscar Wilde's most treasured tales, The Selfish Giant tells the story of a hardened giant who learns to soften and open his heart. This enchanting retelling by award-winning teacher-turned-author Roberto Piumini is imaginatively illustrated by the celebrated Nicoletta Costa. Part of a special classic series that has sold over 1 million copies around the world, this specially-designed ebook is sure to become a new favorite among young readers everywhere!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619890855
Publisher: KiteReaders
Publication date: 07/20/2013
Series: Classic Favorites
Sold by: Sachmanya
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 8 MB
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author

Roberto Piumini lives and works in his native Italy. He has worked with children as both a teacher and a theater actor/entertainer. He credits these experiences for inspiring the youthful language of his many books. With his crisp and imaginative way of dealing with every kind of subject, he charms his young readers. His award-winning books, for both children and adults, have been translated into many languages.

Nicoletta Costa was born in Trieste, Italy, in 1953, where she still lives and works. She took a degree in Architecture at the University of Venice in 1978 and two years later she began her career as illustrator. She has illustrated, as well as written, dozens of picture books. Costa was awarded the Andersen Prize for best children’s illustrator in 1994.

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