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Books with author Maria Cristina Pritelli

  • A Wish Is a Seed

    Jessica Young, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Hardcover (Creative Editions, Feb. 25, 2020)
    When a child makes a wish, where does it go? Like a tiny seed carried on the wind, a wish journeys through adversity, takes root, and grows.
  • Seaside Lullaby

    Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Hardcover (Creative Editions, Aug. 21, 2018)
    In this gorgeously illustrated lullaby, the cycle of sleep is not unlike the seasons by the sea, from that first sweet falling asleep to the deep, wintry retreat, and then on to spring dreaming and summer awakening. Gentle words evoke images of the seaside, rendered in a soothing palette of marine blues, in this sweetly spun, dreamy bedtime story.
  • Sailing the Unknown: Around the World with Captain Cook

    Michael J Rosen, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Hardcover (Creative Editions, Aug. 29, 2012)
    In 1768, an 11-year-old sailor named Nicholas took to the seas with British explorer James Cook on a 3-year expedition of discovery, venturing into an uncharted world filled with strange lands, mysterious peoples, and peculiar creatures. Sailing the Unknown, written by Michael J. Rosen in the shorthand style of a historical journal and illustrated with panoramic vistas by Maria Cristina Pritelli, depicts this historic journey from the viewpoint of young Nick.
  • See Inside the Second World War

    Rob Lloyd Jones, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Board book (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2011)
    Looks at the main events of the Second World War, from the invasion of Poland through the Blitz, D-Day, and the end of the war, and offers inside views of a U-boat, an American bomber, a German King Tiger tank, and other equipment.
  • Sailing the Unknown

    Michael J. Rosen, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Paperback (Creative Paperbacks, July 22, 2014)
    A sailor boy named Nick travels the uncharted world of the late 1700s in this illustrated account of the historic three-year voyage of the British vessel Endeavour and its captain, James Cook.
  • Everything is a Poem: The Best of J. Patrick Lewis

    J. Patrick Lewis, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Hardcover (Creative Editions, Aug. 19, 2014)
    J. Patrick Lewis did not come under poetry's spell until late in life—but when it struck, the former college economics professor was entranced.This collection celebrates some of his best poems for children—some silly, some serious, some historical, some invention, but all aimed to delight.The vibrant and playful illustrations of Italian artist Maria Cristina Pritelli lend a sense of vitality to the words, underscoring the idea that Everything Is a Poem.
  • See Inside the First World War

    Rob Lloyd Jones, Maria Cristina Pritelli

    Board book (Usborne Books, Sept. 1, 2012)
  • See Inside the Second World War

    Maria Cristina Jones, Rob Lloyd, Pritelli

    Hardcover (Usborne Pub Ltd, Jan. 1, 1800)
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