Best Children's Books in the World

Kathy Huck, Editor, Byron Preiss, Editor, Jeffrey Garrett, Introduction by ABRAMS $29.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-8109-1246-5
around the world via omnibus A hefty coffee table book, The Best Children's Books in the World: A Treasury of Illustrated Stories, edited by Byron Preiss, compiles and introduces 15 contemporary picture books from around the world, reprinted in full with the original art. Some of the stories are translated for the first time; translations are provided, for the most part, outside the frame of the reproduced book pages. The volume includes over 300 pages of illustrations in full color, showcasing a extraordinary variety of artistic styles.
Reviewed on: 09/02/1996
Release date: 09/01/1996
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