Ex Libris Kirkland

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Subtitle An Artists Devotion
Illustrator Ben Boos
First Written 2012
Genre Nonfiction
Publisher Candlewick
My Copy library hardback
First Read September 25, 2023


I spent probably 20% of my time in school drawing swords in the margins of books and worksheets. I would have KILLED to have had this book as a reference, which is a simple breakdown of sword types but mostly just cool drawings of cool swords. It's a kids-picture book format, full color. Kind of the juvenile version of Burton's Book of the Sword, which I was convinced to buy after reading / enjoying this.

Noted on October 3, 2023

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