Sylvia's Bookshop
Sylvia's Bookshop

Sylvia's Bookshop

Written by Robert Burleigh & illustrated by Katy Wu
4 - 8
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Sep 25, 2018
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Meet the trailblazer and book lover who started the Shakespeare and Company bookstore in Paris, France, in this beautifully illustrated picture book that celebrates stories, reading, and the importance of sharing ideas. “Books are my treasures—the best that I’ve got.” Books are like rivers that flow through my head. Books are like roads,” she just might have said. “Roads that connect my old self to my new. Unlocking our hearts to what’s noble and true.” Told by the bookstore itself, Sylvia’s Bookshop tells the story of the legendary Shakespeare and Company, its owner Sylvia Beach, and the many great writers who gathered there to meet, read, and remind us that books are more than the words on the page.

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readingimaginationhistory20th century1900-1949girls and womencultureauthorsbooks and librariesParisbookstores



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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    September 25, 2018
    Simon and Schuster-Paula Wiseman Books
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
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