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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
by Mordicai Gerstein


Overview - In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petit's feat.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781606861899
  • ISBN-10: 1606861891
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning
  • Publish Date: April 2007
  • Page Count: 40
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.87 x 8.22 x 0.32 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.78 pounds


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