The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK)

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (CALDECOTT MEDAL BOOK) by Mordicai Gerstein 0761317910 9780761317913
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In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magic of the event with a poetry of its own: lyrical words and lovely paintings that present the detail, daring, and--in two dramatic foldout spreads-- the vertiginous drama of Petits feat.

Author: Mordicai Gerstein

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 44

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press

Publication Date: 2003-09-05


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