Charles Santore's Timeless Tales Gift Set (Hardcover)

By Charles Santore

Applesauce Press, 9781604335033, 42pp.

Publication Date: October 21, 2014

List Price: 69.99*
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Four children’s classics illustrated by Charles Santore make up this wonderful boxed gift set, including the Night Before Christmas, The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Little Mermaid, and the Velveteen Rabbit.

A holiday gift to treasure for a lifetime. This beautiful boxed set includes four hardcover classics characterized by original illustrations by renowned artist and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore. Each book features full color spreads with captivating paintings that illustrate these heartwarming stories like never before: • The Night Before Christmas: The #1 New York Times bestselling edition, with a beautiful 4-panel gatefold. • The Classic Tale of Peter Rabbit: Five Beatrix Potter classic tales brought to life, with a 4-panel gatefold illustrating each story in the world of Peter Rabbit. • The Little Mermaid: The Hans Christian Anderson classic with amazing original illustrations of land and sea. • The Velveteen Rabbit: The touching tale of a toy rabbit brought to real life by the love of a boy. Original illustrations published for the very first time. Over 1 million copies sold! The perfect addition to any home library, and delightfully unique holiday present for a classic book lover.

About the Author

Charles Santore is a renowned illustrator and his many awards include the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, the Alumni Award of the Philadelphia College of Art, and the Hamilton King Award. Charles Santore’s illustrations are part of the permanent collections of the Brandywine River Museum, Chadds Ford, PA; The Free Library of Philadelphia; New York City’s Museum of Modern Art; The United States Department of the Interior and many private collections.