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The great Quillow

by James Thurber

  • 378 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales.,
  • Giants -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    Quillow, a tiny toymaker, defeats a ferocious giant named Hunder and saves his town from destruction.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJames Thurber ; illustrated by Steven Kellogg.
    SeriesAn HBJ contemporary classic
    ContributionsKellogg, Steven, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.T45 Gr 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1541803M
    ISBN 100152325441
    LC Control Number91020586

    The Great Quillow is one of the best children's books out there. Children love this book. It is great for the imagination and promotes using intelligence and creativity in order to overcome obstacles. The illustrations are great and the storytelling is even better. Thurber is able to make the story have a magical sort of ring while still /5(7). The Great Quillow Author James Thurber Format/binding Cloth Book condition Used - Collectible; Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Binding Hardcover Publisher Harcourt, Brace and Co Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Rare James Thurber, Rare Children's BooksBook Edition: 1st.

      The Great Quillow (Book): Thurber, James: Quillow, a tiny toymaker, defeats a ferocious giant named Hunder and saves his town from destruction. I read his adult books when I was a child (along with Robert Benchley, Emily Kimbrough, and Cornelia Otis Skinner) but only discovered this, The 13 Clocks, The Great Quillow, and The Wonderful O after I became a parent/5.

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Publication date Topics Fairy tales, Giants, Fairy tales, Giants Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by res on Septem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: : The Great Quillow: First Edition. Signed presentation copy from the author James Thurber to Abby and Adam Perelman, the daughter and son of the great American humorist, author, and screenwriter S.J.

Perelman, with AbbyÕs young signature in pencil on the front pastedown. Inscribed by the author: ÒFor Adam and Abby with love and kisses, James Thurber.Ó With ÒAbbie [sic] & Adam.

Addeddate Coverleaf 0 Identifier TheGreatQuillow-English-JamesThurber Identifier-ark ark://t87h69g6h Ocr ABBYY FineReader The Great Quillow James Thurber Illustrated by Ray Cruz once upon a time, in a far country, there lived a giant named Hunder.

He was so enormous in height and girth and weight that little waves were set in motion in distant lakes when he walked. The Great quillow by James Thurber. Rare, Library style cover very good first edition. Editions for The Great Quillow: (Hardcover published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), Cited by: 1.

The great Quillow. [James Thurber; Ray Cruz] -- Quillow, a tiny toymaker, defeats a ferocious giant named Hunder and saves his town from destruction. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search # A Satellite book\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The Wonderful O is the last of James Thurber’s five short-book fairy tales for children.

Published in by Hamish Hamilton / Simon Schuster, it followed Many Moons (), The Great Quillow (), The White Deer () and The 13 Clocks (). As well as constant, complex wordplay, Thurber uses other literary devices such as frequent internal meter or rhythmic prose, near-poetry, puns Author: James Thurber.The Great Quillow () by James Thurber.

Other authors: See the other authors section. Members: Reviews: this book is about a giant that goes around to different towns eating all their livestock and destroying their cities.

He came across this one town that was in a valley and it was a happy and joyful little town. After Quillow left /5(4). The Great Quillow by James Thurber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().