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    Kindle Welcome to the Kindle ereader store curiosity began playfully enough, but soon snowballed into a mostly earnest The Illustrated Epub / quest of chasing Frosty around the world, into museums and libraries, and seeking out the advice of leading historians and scholars The result is a riveting history that reaches back through centuries and across cultures sweeping from fifteenth century Italian snowballs to eighteenth century Russian ice sculptures to the regrettable white trash years The snowman is not just part Illustrated History of Kindle Õ of our childhood memories, but is an integral part of our world culture, appearing much like a frozen Forrest Gump alongside dignitaries and celebrities during momentous events Again and again, the snowman pops up in rare prints, paintings, early movies, advertising and, over the past century, in every art form imaginable And the jolly snowman ostensibly as pure as the driven snow also harbors a dark past full of political intrigue, sex, and violence With over two hundred illustrations, The Illustrated History of the Snowman is a truly original winter classic smart, surprisingly enlightening, and quite simply the coolest book ever."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 216 pages
  • The Illustrated History of the Snowman
  • Bob Eckstein
  • 09 March 2017
  • 1493036661

10 thoughts on “The Illustrated History of the Snowman

  1. Carla Johnson-Hicks Carla Johnson-Hicks says:

    This book was quite a surprise I had no idea that the snowman had such a lengthy and interesting history From postcards, print ads, commercials, packaging, songs, movies and , he is the lowest paid actor model ever Reading about his denigration drinking, women, assaults made me realize, I didn t know this poor guy at all Seriously, there was so much information in this book that I had never known before, I read it quickly and found myself turning backandto double check info This book was quite a surprise I had no idea that the snowman had such a lengthy and interesting history From postcards, print ads, commercials, packaging, songs, movies and , he is the lowest paid actor model ever Reading about his denigration drinking, women, assaults made me realize, I didn t know this poor guy at all Seriously, there was so much information in this book that I had never known before, I read it quickly and found myself turning backandto double check information The illustrations were amazing The author s personal collection of Snowman memorabilia was quite extensive and showed various times in his history If you are an arts and Photography buff, you would love this book Learning about the development of the snowman in art, including sculpture, photography, lithograph andwas interesting I could go on and on about what was contained in this book in just a bit over 200 pages, but I recommend you pick it up BTW, this is not a children s book, they would be devastated to see some of the ways the snowman was used over the years Now, if there was snow on the ground here, I would take my grandchildren outside today to make our own snowman As one blurb says, With over two hundred illustrations, The Illustrated History of the Snowman is a truly original winter classic smart, surprisingly enlightening, and quite simply the coolest book ever I am glad I picked this one out The publisher, Rowman Littlefield Globe Pequot, generously provided me with a copy of this book upon my request The rating, ideas and opinions shared are my own


  2. Quirkybookworm Quirkybookworm says:

    Ok, who has NOT built a snowman in your lifetime Who has NOT enjoyed building one Who has those fond memories of innocence during wintertime as a kid building a snowman or snow angels This author seriously did a mean research on ALL ok, I exaggerated a little snowmen all over the world and centuries Heck, he did almost 200 pages As it was noted in the book, Snowman is the single most recognized icon in the world Yeah, this man knows what he s talking about Afterall, he an expert in Ok, who has NOT built a snowman in your lifetime Who has NOT enjoyed building one Who has those fond memories of innocence during wintertime as a kid building a snowman or snow angels This author seriously did a mean research on ALL ok, I exaggerated a little snowmen all over the world and centuries Heck, he did almost 200 pages As it was noted in the book, Snowman is the single most recognized icon in the world Yeah, this man knows what he s talking about Afterall, he an expert in snowmen.I believe you ll enjoy the fascinating stories, quibs, photos and etc in this book I know I did Man, it was a perfect book to enjoy in this 94 degrees here in Colorado in September I m looking forward to winter now.I received this ARC from Net Galley and


  3. ☕️Kimberly ☕️Kimberly says:

    Wonderful collection of photos and tidbits about the snowman RTC during HoHoHoRAT


  4. Ann Ann says:

    This book was an informative and fun book to read about the advent of the snowman in history , in art, books, publishing world and in cards I especially liked learning about the Schenectady Maaacre in 1690 as possibly the first snowman in America as a dummy guard as sentinels at the gates left open and were massacred by the French and Indians from Montreal Some of the snowmen are like Frosty and others not so jolly and some drunken to advertise liquors I grew up with Frosty sand I loved The S This book was an informative and fun book to read about the advent of the snowman in history , in art, books, publishing world and in cards I especially liked learning about the Schenectady Maaacre in 1690 as possibly the first snowman in America as a dummy guard as sentinels at the gates left open and were massacred by the French and Indians from Montreal Some of the snowmen are like Frosty and others not so jolly and some drunken to advertise liquors I grew up with Frosty sand I loved The Snowman short film


  5. Michael Whitcomb Michael Whitcomb says:

    This is a one of a kind snowman and woman book It is filled with so many snowman facts that it is mind blowing The pictures are simply beautiful This is a fantastic book for any adult and children will be fascinated by it as well I highly recommend this book to be used in conjunction with a winter curriculum.


  6. Cyndi Cyndi says:

    The author of this book must be a very interesting person I kept wondering what his living space looks like Does he have snowmen on display all year


  7. Stephanie Stephanie says:

    A cute illustrative book that accomplished what it set out to do Perfect for cozy winter reading sessions


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