New York Melody

Thames and Hudson Ltd

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Hélène Druvert
Thames and Hudson Ltd
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Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
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Quiet. The concert is beginning.
The notes follow one after the other with elegance and grace except for one¬Ö
A note filled with wanderlust yearning for escape.
There is no place for her on the sheet music!
She hops onto the piano. She leaps. Black keys, white keys, do, re, mi¬Ö
and the little note lifts off into the night.

So begins Hélène Druvert's new book, the latest in the series that has so far included Paris Up, Up and Away and Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away. This book joins a runaway musical note as she soars out of the orchestra and into the New York night. Druvert's intricate lasercuts and delicate illustrations show the Big Apple and its sights at their very best, and offer a wonderfully imaginative introduction to the city and its music.