Biggest House in the World

Author(s): Leo Lionni

Picture Books

Illus. in full color. A young snail realizes that a big house might be adisaster for him. "The translucent color of the pictures and the simplicity ofthe text make a perfect combination."-- "Book World. "


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Leo Lionni, an internationally known designer, illustrator, and graphic artist, was born in Holland and lived in Italy until he came to the United States in 1939. He was the recipient of the 1984 American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal and was honored posthumously in 2007 with the Society of Illustrators' Lifetime Achievement Award. His picture books are distinguished by their enduring moral themes, graphic simplicity and brilliant use of collage, and include four Caldecott Honor Books: "Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, " and A"lexander and the Wind-Up Mouse." Hailed as "a master of the simple fable" by the "Chicago Tribune, " he died in 1999 at the age of 89. "From the Hardcover edition."

General Fields

  • : 9780394827407
  • : Alfred A. Knopf
  • : Alfred A. Knopf
  • : 0.09
  • : February 1990
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Leo Lionni
  • : Paperback
  • : 32
  • : Full-Colour Illustrations