Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
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Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

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For over 100 years, the National Cherry Blossom Festival has celebrated Japan's grand gesture of international friendship - the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from the city of Tokyo to the city of Washington, D.C. in 1912. This captivating keepsake book is filled with beautiful photographs, an overview of events and activities, and memorable stories in honor of the festival. Capturing the essence of spring, Ron Blunt's striking photography allows those unable to travel to the festival the opportunity to experience the splendor of the blooming cherry blossoms

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: National Geographic
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 1426213433
ISBN-13: 9781426213434

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Publisher's Description

This stunningly beautiful record of the nation's biggest springtime festival – the National Cherry Blossom Festival – is a breathtaking illustrated memory of the beauty and fragility of spring. Every year, millions of people from across the country gather in our nation's capital to revel in the beauty of the Cherry Blossoms. This book is a valuable keepsake for visitors of the festival for years to come. Capturing the true essence of spring, award-winning photographer Ron Blunt's striking photography captures the beauty of the festival for all to have the chance to experience the splendor of the blooming cherry blossoms through his photography.

This richly illustrated commemorative book is a perfect gift for all those who desire to celebrate this nationally recognized event.

Author Bio

ANN MCCLELLAN's distinguished career included executive positions at the Smithsonian Institution, World Wildlife Fund, the American Lung Association and the American Association of Museums. She is a resident of Washington, D.C.

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"The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival…share[s] some blossom history — both the fascinating and the nutty." The Washington Post

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