The Great Petrowski: a Fable

By: Berriault, Gina

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Critically-acclaimed novelist Gina Berriault wrote and illustrated The Great Petrowski, an ecological fable about a lonely parrot, lost in a nameless rainy city, homesick for a place he can't quite remember. But Petrowski, blessed with a dazzling singing voice, quickly skyrockets from obscurity to international renown. As a magnificent opera star he finds true love and uses his gift of fame to save not only his native rainforest but all creatures of the earth. The charming illustrations, rendered with the same simplicity and wit as the text, will remind some of of Edward Gorey. The Great Petrowski is a magical love story as well as a moral fable that shows how the gift of talent and dedication to one's art can aid a troubled world. The book has a 1" black remainder mark on the bottom pages. The jacket is a bit rubbed along the right flap, has a few small bumps on the top back, and has minor wear at the bottom corners. Illustrations use color sparingly. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Jacket is in a protective cover.

Title: The Great Petrowski: a Fable

Author: Berriault, Gina

Illustrator: Illustrated by Berriault, Gina

Categories: Folk Tales and Myths,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Washington, D. C. , U. S.a., Counterpoint: 2000

ISBN: 1582430748

ISBN 13: 9781582430744

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 001535

Keywords: Fiction Fable Fantasy Moral Environment Birds Amour Berriault GINA Ecology Parrot Opera Rainforest Love Story Magica 44l,