In the Town All Year 'Round
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811864749)
Publication Date: November 2008
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Big, colorful illustrations and minimal text set the stage for a delightful cast of characters as they go about their day-to-day adventures in one little town throughout the year. Playing, chasing pets, running errands, going to work: following what happens and looking for the many small surprises in the pictures will absorb and amuse children and parents alike.
Rotraut Susanne Berner is a best-selling author and one of the most famous contemporary German illustrators and book designers. She lives in Munich.
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