The Resource Anna and Johanna, Géraldine Elschner, Florence Koenig

Anna and Johanna, Géraldine Elschner, Florence Koenig

Label
Anna and Johanna
Title
Anna and Johanna
Statement of responsibility
Géraldine Elschner, Florence Koenig
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"This delightful tale about two young friends in 17th-century Holland is inspired by Vermeer's two masterpieces, The Milkmaid and The Lacemaker. Although one is the daughter of a wealthy Dutch family and the other a household servant, Anna and Johanna become friends. Born on the same day, they celebrate their joint birthdays by making gifts for each other. But then a letter arrives that changes their lives forever. Told against the backdrop of the 17th-century Dutch city of Delft and its thriving commercial and artistic culture, this story of an unlikely friendship echoes the themes of Vermeer's luminous depiction of domestic life. Florence Koenig's brightly colored illustrations evoke Vermeer's style through the city's multifaceted landscapes, from misty mornings by the canals to busy households preparing for a special day. Young readers will be fascinated by this uplifting story of friendship inspired by Jan Vermeer."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Elschner, Géraldine
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Koenig, Florence
  • Kelly, Paul
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vermeer, Johannes
  • Family secrets
  • Friendship
  • Netherlands
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Anna and Johanna, Géraldine Elschner, Florence Koenig
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A children's book inspired by Jan Vermeer"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9783791373454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004450359
  • 862187
  • (OCoLC)on1004450359
  • 862187
Label
Anna and Johanna, Géraldine Elschner, Florence Koenig
Publication
Note
"A children's book inspired by Jan Vermeer"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
33 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9783791373454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1004450359
  • 862187
  • (OCoLC)on1004450359
  • 862187

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