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The Magpies' Nest

By: Foster, Joanna

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 11239

ISBN: 0395621550

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


SIGNED by Downing with sketch of a bird on a branch. Book and jacket like new. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; In the springtime of the world, all the birds are wondering where to lay their eggs. Mother and Father Magpie carefully explain every step of nest-building, but one by one their impatient listeners decide they've heard enough and fly away . . . to build the amazing variety of nests we know today. This simple, deftly humorous retelling of a classic English folktale is illustrated with glorious watercolor paintings that accurately depict bird species, nests, and ... View more info