The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum

By: Fleming, Candice

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New York: Schwartz & Wade, 2009. Advance Reading Copy. Fine. Advance Reader's Copy. A larger-than-life biography of showman P.T. Barnum. Known far and wide for his jumbo elephants, midgets, and three-ring circuses, here's a complete and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Illustrations.


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Discover the true story of P.T. Barnum, the man who created the world-famous Barnum & Bailey Circus, as featured in the movie The Greatest Showman

The award-winning author of The Lincolns: A Scrapbook Look at Abraham and Mary, Amelia Lost, and Our Eleanor brings us the larger-than-life biography of showman P. T. Barnum. Known far and wide for his jumbo elephants, midgets, and three-ring circuses, here's a complete and captivating look at the man behind the Greatest Show on Earth. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 inches tall) and his tinier bride (32 inches); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum's legacy to the 19th century and beyond. Drawing on old circus posters, photographs, etchings, ticket stubs--and with incredible decorative art by Ray Fenwick--this book presents history as it's never been experienced before--a show-stopping event

Title: The Great and Only Barnum: The Tremendous, Stupendous Life of Showman P. T. Barnum

Author Name: Fleming, Candice

Categories: Children's, Book,

Edition: Advance Reading Copy

Publisher: New York, Schwartz & Wade: 2009

ISBN Number: 0375841970

ISBN Number 13: 9780375841972

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 12621