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ADDAMS, Charles (1912-1988). "The Werewolf of Paris." Ink on illustration board of Wednesday Addams metamorphosing into a werewolf and returning to normal while reading "The Werewolf of Paris." Image 126 x 407 mm; sheet 275 x 526 mm.  Signed lower right. A few printer's marks in pencil. (Pale discoloration.)
Children's Book Illustrations (Lots 82-90) The Children's Book Council is the national nonprofit association for children's trade book publishers. They have sponsored Children's Book Week, a national celebration of books and reading since 1919 and the country's longest-running literacy initiative. Every year since 1919, the Children's Book Council has commissioned a renowned illustrator to create an original piece of art to be used as the official poster for Children's Book Week. The Children's Book Council has selected eight of these pieces to offer at auction. These original pieces (lots 82-89) are being sold to benefit Every Child a Reader, a 501(c)(3) organization which seeks to create a positive social impact in communities and instill a life-long love of reading in children.
ADDAMS, Charles (1912-1988). "The Werewolf of Paris." Ink on illustration board of Wednesday Addams metamorphosing into a werewolf and returning to normal while reading "The Werewolf of Paris." Image 126 x 407 mm; sheet 275 x 526 mm. Signed lower right. A few printer's marks in pencil. (Pale discoloration.)

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ADDAMS, Charles (1912-1988). "The Werewolf of Paris." Ink on illustration board of Wednesday Addams metamorphosing into a werewolf and returning to normal while reading "The Werewolf of Paris." Image 126 x 407 mm; sheet 275 x 526 mm. Signed lower right. A few printer's marks in pencil. (Pale discoloration.)

A transformational depiction of how reading excites the imagination. A Children's Book Week streamer from 1969, representing the theme "Book Power!".

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