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The House Of Four Seasons

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Published: July 2017
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Published: 31-Jul-2017
Format: Hardback, 40 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781681370989
Stock Code: 1370989
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When Father, Mother, Billy, and Suzy go house hunting in the country, they fallain love with a grand old house nestled among tall weeds and trees. The house isain need of repair and soon a carpenter, mason, and tinsmith come to set thingsastraight, but it needs new paint too. The family agrees it would be more fun toapaint it themselves, but no one can agree on the color, and to make matters worse,athe hardware store only carries three colors- red, blue, and yellow! But Father hasaan idea. oYou'll see,o he says, ocolors can do many tricks when they get together,oaand with a sudden flourish, Roger Duvoisin the magician reveals a color wheelain the midst of this cheerful tale. Budding artists and engineers will love this surprisingastory, and adults would do well to note how Father arrives at a winning trifectaaof negotiation, education, and thrift.When Father, Mother, Billy, and Suzy go house hunting in the country, they fallain love with a grand old house nestled among tall weeds and trees. The house isain need of repair and soon a carpenter, mason, and tinsmith come to set thingsastraight, but it needs new paint too. The family agrees it would be more fun toapaint it themselves, but no one can agree on the color, and to make matters worse,athe hardware store only carries three colors- red, blue, and yellow! But Father hasaan idea. oYou'll see,o he says, ocolors can do many tricks when they get together,oaand with a sudden flourish, Roger Duvoisin the magician reveals a color wheelain the midst of this cheerful tale. Budding artists and engineers will love this surprisingastory, and adults would do well to note how Father arrives at a winning trifectaaof negotiation, education, and thrift.
Roger Duvoisin (1900-1980) was born to a French-Swiss family in Geneva, whereahe began a career in art and textile design before immigrating to the United Statesain 1925. Duvoisin collaborated with many writers,aincluding his wife, Louise Fatio Duvoisin, and AlvinaTresselt, with whom he won a Caldecott Awardafor White Snow, Bright Snow in 1948 and theaCaldecott Honor Award for Hide and Seek Fogain 1966. He is best known for his classic of children'saliterature, Petunia.
 
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