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Madame Eiffel: The Love Story Behind the Eiffel Tower

Author(s): Alice Briere-Haquet

Picture - Hardback (Ages 3-6)

Everyone knows the Eiffel Tower, yet no one knows the love storythat led to its construction. AuthorAlice Briere-Haquet and illustratorCsil have pooled their creativetalents to tell this touching storyabout overcoming hardship withclever invention fueled by love.Mr. and Mrs. Eiffel are a happycouple enjoying living in the mostromantic city in the world, Paris.Until one day, Mrs. Eiffel beginsto feel desperately unwell. Theexperts are unanimous: the onlything that can save her is fresh air.Her husband, a bright engineer, decides he will take matters intohis own hands and build a towerthat will reach the clouds in anattempt to restore her health.Csil's poetically minimal illustrationsin black, white, and pinkare incredibly evocative, andAlice Briere-Haquet's words are adelight to read aloud."

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General Fields

  • : 9783899557558
  • : Die Gestalten Verlag
  • : Die Gestalten Verlag
  • : September 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alice Briere-Haquet
  • : Hardback
  • : Csil
  • : 32
  • : illustrations