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Books! Books! Books! Explore the Amazing Collection of the British Library
by Mick Manning and Brita Granström




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Calling all young bibliophiles Peek inside the world's greatest library and get the inside story on some of the rarest, oddest, most valuable, and best-loved books in its vaunted collection.

A tiny prayer book carried by a queen to her execution. An atlas so huge that it takes six people to lift it. A handmade gospel hidden in a saint's coffin, and Shakespearean folios so precious they are kept in a bombproof storeroom. From stories of man-eating monsters, brave knights, and wicked witches to tales of lost children, magical creatures, haunted moors, and flying machines, award-winning duo Mick Manning and Brita Granstr m bring to life the extraordinary history of the book through the treasures of one of the greatest libraries in the world: the British Library.

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Overview

Calling all young bibliophiles Peek inside the world's greatest library and get the inside story on some of the rarest, oddest, most valuable, and best-loved books in its vaunted collection.

A tiny prayer book carried by a queen to her execution. An atlas so huge that it takes six people to lift it. A handmade gospel hidden in a saint's coffin, and Shakespearean folios so precious they are kept in a bombproof storeroom. From stories of man-eating monsters, brave knights, and wicked witches to tales of lost children, magical creatures, haunted moors, and flying machines, award-winning duo Mick Manning and Brita Granstr m bring to life the extraordinary history of the book through the treasures of one of the greatest libraries in the world: the British Library.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780763697570
  • ISBN-10: 0763697575
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 11 x 9.2 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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