The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving American Storyteller by Cheryl Harness
  

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The Literary Adventures of Washington Irving American Storyteller by Cheryl Harness

Follow Cheryl Harness' lively narrative from Washington Irving's birth in New York City to his meeting with his namesake George Washington. Learn of his years as a businessman, lawyer, traveller, and a diplomat representing the views of the United States in the courts of Britain and Spain. Discover what inspired such classics as Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow . Witness the excitement generated by this publishing phenomenon as his books are devoured by readers of all ages on both sides of the Atlantic.

About the Author

Cheryl Harness is the author/illustrator of some 35 books for children, including 7 picture-book biographies for National Geographic. She has won several awards for her work.

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Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Cheryl Harness
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Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

28th February 2009

ISBN

9781426304385


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