Books by Mitsumasa Anno and Complete Book Reviews

Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $19.99 (1p) ISBN 978-0-399-22538-3
Anno (Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jug; Anno's Hat Tricks) offers another worthy addition to his collection of playful stories with mathematical themes. A brief prelude tells of a wizard who gives happy-go-lucky Jack two golden seeds and directs...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $11.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-399-21520-9
Perhaps the most ancient and universal of children's games, peekaboo is played almost instinctively. In Anno's book for very young children, die-cut hands block a face; flip the hands to reveal a rabbit, cat, tiger, man, woman or a baby. A pair of...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $21.95 (104p) ISBN 978-0-399-21151-5
By reinventing the wheel, the author of Anno's Counting House, Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar and the recent Socrates and the Three Little Pigs brings to math an intuitive understanding of numbers, sequence and order, which he passes on to...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author . Philomel $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-0-399-24238-0
Working in his characteristically meticulous pen-and-ink and watercolor style, Anno (Anno's U.S.A. ) takes readers on another diverting excursion, sharing his sweeping, affectionate view of Spain in a wordless paean to the history, culture,...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $13.95 (27p) ISBN 978-0-399-21522-3
Amusing mirror-image pictures and difficult topological representations fill out the pages of this book, defying readers' intuitions about real space. Which way is up? Where is left or right? Front or back? The jokers come out of the house of cards...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $7.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-399-21595-7
In another of the artist's sumptuous, sprawling journey books, Anno travels through history in his search for things American. All ages. (September)
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Orchard Books (NY) $14.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-531-05741-4
In alluring alternating pages of color and black-and-white, Anno invites readers to visit the Shadowland, where processions of shadows arrive in winter after the sun disappears from the sky. A watchman monitors the traffic between the two separate...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Philomel Books $13.95 (28p) ISBN 978-0-399-21557-5
Like his previous Upside-Downers , this is another product of Anno's poetic imagination that challenges preconceived notions of the possibilities of space. If a playground is the ideal place for exploring new horizons and skimming over such hurdles...
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Mitsumasa Anno, Author Putnam Publishing Group $6.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-698-11772-3
Ten international artists, including Raymond Briggs, Nicolai Ye Popov, Akiko Hayashi, Eric Carle and Leo and Diane Dillon, show children in different parts of the world over the course of the same day. Ages 5-up. (June) r
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Tuyosi Mori, Author, Mitsumasa Anno, Author, Mitsumasa Anno, Illustrator Philomel Books $13.95 (44p) ISBN 978-0-399-21310-6
How many ways can three little pigs be placed in five houses so that no two are in the same house? That's the problem that confronts Socrates the wolf, who wants to nab just one juicy porker for his hungry wife's dinner. Anno's sprightly watercolors
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