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Otto of the Silver Hand

  • #: 117311
  • Price: $1.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-01-21
  • Current Version: 2.0
  • 2.0
  • Size: 0.60 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Chengming Lu
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2 or later
  • © 2009 Your Mobile Apps Inc.
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Otto of the Silver Hand

by Howard Pyle

The book centers around the life of Otto, the son of a German warlord. His mother dies when she sees her husband hurt, prompting his father to take his newborn son to a nearby monastery to be raised. When Otto reaches eleven his father returns to claim him from the monastery and take him back to live in their ancestral castle.

About Pyle:

Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an Americanillustrator and writer, primarily of books for young audiences. Anative of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his lifein Florence, Italy. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at theDrexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now DrexelUniversity), and after 1900 he founded his own school of art andillustration called the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. Theterm the Brandywine School was later applied to the illustrationartists and Wyeth family artists of the Brandywine region by Pitz(later called the Brandywine School). Some of his more famousstudents were Olive Rush, N. C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, ElenoreAbbott, Ellen Bernard Thompson Pyle, and Jessie Willcox Smith. His1883 classic The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood remains in print tothis day, and his other books, frequently with medieval Europeansettings, include a four-volume set on King Arthur that cementedhis reputation. He wrote an original work, Otto of the Silver Hand, in 1888. He also illustrated historical and adventure stories forperiodicals such as Harper's Weekly and St. Nicholas Magazine. HisMen of Iron was made into a movie in 1954, The Black Shield ofFalworth. Pyle travelled to Florence, Italy to study mural paintingin 1910, and died there in 1911 of sudden kidney infection(Bright's Disease).

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