First Picture Book Mary S. Calderone

ISBN: 9780224035675

Published: November 15th 1992

Hardcover

67 pages


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First Picture Book  by  Mary S. Calderone

First Picture Book by Mary S. Calderone
November 15th 1992 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 67 pages | ISBN: 9780224035675 | 6.16 Mb

This book was first published in 1930 with an introduction by Mary Calderone and 24 photographs of everyday things by her father, Edward Steichen. The book was commissioned to assist young children in recognizing and naming objects. This is one ofMoreThis book was first published in 1930 with an introduction by Mary Calderone and 24 photographs of everyday things by her father, Edward Steichen. The book was commissioned to assist young children in recognizing and naming objects.

This is one of the few childrens books to use photographs, and they constitute some of the most appealing, yet least known of Steichens work. In his afterword to this new edition, John Updike reflects upon childhood and memory as evoked by the book.



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