Queen of the Falls Chris Van Allsburg

Andersen Press Ltd
Paperback / softback 40 pages

ISBN:
9781849392860
Size:
290 x 200 xmm
Published:
7th March 2019
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Overview

Sixty-two year old widow Annie Taylor runs a charm school, right by Niagara Falls. When this starts to fail, she resolves to find fame and fortune by being the first person to ever to go over the thundering waters of Niagara Falls in a barrel.Readers of all ages will warm to this inspiring story of bravery, as they take the roller coaster ride of a lifetime over the falls.

Author

Chris van Allsburg lives in Providence, Rhode Island and lectures at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is a sculptor and artist, and twice winner of the Caldecott Medal, first for Jumanji, and then for The Polar Express. He has also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in October 2009.

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