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Author Losure, Mary.

Title Wild boy : the real life of the Savage of Aveyron / Mary Losure ; illustrated by Timothy Basil Ering.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 305.2308 LOS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 169 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Note Maps on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references (p. 166) and index.
Summary Presents the story of the feral boy known as the Savage of Aveyron, discovered in the mountain wilderness of Southern France in the late 18th century, and describes the attempts led by Paris physician Jean Marc Gaspard Itard to civilize him.
Subject Wild Boy of Aveyron -- Juvenile literature.
Itard, Jean Marc Gaspard, 1775-1838 -- Juvenile literature.
Wild Boy of Aveyron.
Itard, Jean Marc Gaspard, 1775-1838.
Feral children -- France -- Aveyron -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Abandoned children -- France -- Aveyron -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Feral children.
Abandoned children.
Added Author Ering, Timothy B., illustrator.
ISBN 9780763656690

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