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The Lost Kingdom of Karnica by Richard Kennedy. Illustrated by Uri Shulevitz. There is a Kirkus review of the book here. The summary they give is: A parable of greed, a conservationist allegory, but also a forceful, beautifully told story. In the Kingdom of Karnica, an enormous red gemstone is found at the bottom of a well; and life, "not especially ...


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The book is Phillip the Flower-Eating Phoenix, by John Todaro and B. Ellen, published by Abelard Schuman in 1961. The colorful illustrations seem to be made of paper cutouts like those Matisse used. I found it by Googling for "flower-eating bird" kirkus, which gained me a brief Kirkus review published September 15, 1961. Armed with the title and name of ...


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Update: I misunderstood the question. (I did not realize it was supposed to be about the illustrated editions, specifically.) However, I am leaving this answer for posterity. The covers of the first American editions of the seven Harry Potter novels all depict events that occur in the books (albeit with some graphical distortion and extra stuff going on ...


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