The World Is Round

by Gertrude Stein and Clement Hurd

The World Is Round

Hardcover, 110 pages, Harper Design, List Price: $19.99 | purchase

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Published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of its first printing, this classic children's book follows a young girl named Rose who wonders who she is, asking herself if she would still be Rose if her name was not Rose, and goes on a journey in search of herself.

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From The World Is Round by Gertrude Stein, published by Harper Design, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers; (c) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers. Book text (c) 1939, renewed 1966 by Gertrude Stein; illustrations (c) 1939, renewed 1966 by Clement Hurd; foreword (c) 2013 Thacher Hurd; letters between Stein and Hurd are used with the permission the estates of Gertrude Stein, Clement Hurd, and John McCullough.

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