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Stories 1, 2, 3, 4

Author: Eugène Ionesco; Étienne Delessert
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : McSweeney's McMullens, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English
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A father improvises a story for his daughter about names, which she appears to take seriously, teaches her some idiosyncratic meanings for words, takes her on a fantastic airplane ride without ever leaving bed, and has her look where he is not.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugène Ionesco; Étienne Delessert
ISBN: 9781936365517 : 1936365510
OCLC Number: 724655727
Notes: "These four stories, written in French, were first published in 1969, 1970, 1971, and 1976 by Gallimard"--T.p. verso.
Translation of: Contes 1, 2, 3, 4. Paris : Gallimard Jeunesse, 2009.
Description: 111 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Story 1 --
Story 2 --
Story 3 --
Story 4.
Other Titles: Contes 1, 2, 3, 4.
Stories one, two, three, four
Responsibility: Eugène Ionesco, Étienne Delessert ; translated by Étienne Delessert.

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Back in print for the first time since the 1970s, these illustrated stories by one of the twentieth century's great playwrights make ideal bedtime reading for young children. The "silly" stories, as  Read more...

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