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A Walk in Paris

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A Walk in Paris

By Salvatore Rubbino; Salvatore Rubbino (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763669843, 38pp.

Publication Date: March 11, 2014

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Description
Salvatore Rubbino takes young readers on another delightful sightseeing walk, this time through the glittering streets of the City of Light.

Vive la France Join a girl and her grandfather on a walking tour through Paris. Follow them as they climb to the top of Notre Dame -- formidable -- sample tasty treats at bistros and patisseries -- delicieux -- and take in a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower -- magnifique Young Francophiles and armchair travelers will be charmed by Salvatore Rubbino's lively, sophisticated illustrations and fascinating trivia about this beloved city.


Praise For A Walk in Paris

Having previously taken readers on sojourns through New York City and London, Rubbino follows a girl and her grandfather through the streets of Paris in this elegant companion book. ... Brief informational captions about Parisian landmarks, cuisine, and language are tucked throughout the mixed-media illustrations, whose muted palette and looseness of line are appropriately chic. Rubbino saves Paris’s most famous landmark for last, giving the Eiffel Tower its due in a vertical gatefold that showcases the gleaming structure against a starry night sky.
—Publishers Weekly

The consciously retro illustrations in soft, muted colors are lively and expressive, and there’s a nice balance between detailed images and simple silhouettes. ... Sparkling lights and lovely sights fill this whirlwind tour of Paris
—Kirkus Reviews

Mixed-media illustrations capture the feel of the city while retaining Rubbino’s breezy and highly appealing style. Pure pleasure for armchair travelers.
—Booklist

Rubbino creates his rich, lively illustrations through a mix of traditional media and digital collage. It's just the right feel for a book about such a stylish city.
—The Sunday Plain Dealer

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