The Duchess of Whimsy: An Absolutely Delicious Fairy Tale (Hardcover)

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    The great New Yorker artist Peter de Seve teams up with the author of bestselling Toy Boat in a slightly outrageous fairy tale.

    The Duchess of Whimsy is fancy and fussy—and definitely not ordinary—surrou...

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    Randall de SŠve and Peter de SŠve live in Brooklyn, New York.


    The great New Yorker artist Peter de Seve teams up with the author of bestselling Toy Boat in a slightly outrageous fairy tale.

    The Duchess of Whimsy is fancy and fussy—and definitely not ordinary—surrounding herself with wild friends, fabulous foods, and fancy dress. The Earl of Norm (ho hum) is completely ordinary, but he adores the Duchess. She ignores him, until the chef gets sick, and her friends have to make a super supper—which includes tracking down truffles, spinning sugar stars, and looking for quail eggs.

    But the Earl is hungry! He sneaks off to an ordinary grilled cheese sandwich—and suddenly takes the Duchess’s eye. Maybe there’s something to simplicity after all. Maybe there’s something to the Earl after all . . .

    This deliciously told and illustrated love story by the remarkable de Seves shows how utterly charming and extraordinary a picture book can be.

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    ISBN 9780399250958
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
    Genre Detail Juvenile Kindergarten Ages 5-6
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 30
    Publisher Date 2009-10-29 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Philomel Books
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 11.75 in
    Wdth 10.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 1.1 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle An Absolutely Delicious Fairy Tale
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors De Seve, Randall

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