9781585365050

E Is for Eiffel Tower : A France Alphabet

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  • ISBN13:

    9781585365050

  • ISBN10:

    158536505X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/9/2010
  • Publisher: Sleeping Bear Pr
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Summary

Using the alphabet, the country of France is introduced via poetry and detailed expository text. Topics include regions (Brittany and Provence); architecture (Chartres Cathedral); famous citizens (Claude Monet, Louis Pasteur); historical events and landmarks (Eiffel Tower). A glossary of French words, including phonetic spellings, is provided at the back of the book.

Excerpts

Sumptuous artwork magnifies each letter topic’s poem and expository text.

Artists and critics tried to stifl e

The daring design of Gustave Eiffel.

Yet a hundred years later, still it stands

A symbol of France to other lands.

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