The Magic Paintbrush

The Magic Paintbrush

Book - 1992
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A story of magic and wonder inspired by a Chinese folk tale.  Full-colour throughout Nib, a young orphan, has but one wish- to paint pictures so real people will think they are alive.  One night Nib rescues an old man from a gang of thugs, and receives his wish as a reward for his bravery.  But Nib's dream is nearly his downfall, as a greedy king tries to take advantage of the boy's gift.  Nib finally triumphs, but only after he has learned a valuable lesson.
Publisher: Toronto : Doubleday Canada, 1992, c1989.
Edition: Paperback edition
ISBN: 9780385253734
0385253737
Characteristics: 30 pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm.

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