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The Yellow Umbrella

3.86  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published August 1st 1987 by Marcel Dekker
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Ronyell
Yellow Umbrella

I have been reading Henrik Drescher’s works for awhile now and I always loved the bizarre nature of his illustrations! But in “The Yellow Umbrella,” the illustrations take on a more tranquil approach as we are treated to the adventures of a mother monkey, her baby and a yellow umbrella!

The story starts off with a father and his daughter going to the zoo to see the monkeys when suddenly, the father dropped his yellow umbrella into the monkey cage and the two monkeys ended up grabbing the yellow u
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Oct 22, 2013 Susan Ferrell rated it it was amazing
One of my favorite children's books. The illustrations are magical, and the story is , too. I always cry at the end.
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This book is a wordless picture book and convinces with its significant illustrations. A good book for children who cannot read but want to look at a book on their own because they can understand the story without a text.
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The magic power of the yellow umbrella could take the moneys anywhere they like.
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Henrik Drescher was born in Copenhagen and immigrated to the United States in 1967. He began a career in illustration as a young man and has been traveling throughout the United States, Mexico, Europe and China, creating massive journals of notes and drawings wherever he went.

His books are held in the collections of the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum,
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