|This new addition to
the Badger Biography series for young readers features the story of
the young Ringling brothers of circus fame. The book tells the
inspiring story of the seven sons of German and French immigrants
who were guided by their dreams to escape poverty through hard work
and ambition. These entrepreneurial brothers moved with their
parents to Baraboo, Wisconsin where their fantastic circus adventure
began. With no circus experience, the brothers tackled one of the
riskiest businesses of the time. Each brother contributed his unique
talents to make their enterprise successful. The Ringling Brothers
were admired for their technological innovations, strategy and
devotion to education. They were also esteemed for their genuine
appreciation of their audience.
Condition: Red cloth. Contains
black and white illustrations. Well bound and clean pages, with
moderate tanning to text block edges. Boards have moderate shelf
wear, with rubbing and marking. Light bumping to corners and
moderate crushing to spine ends. Book has noticeable forward lean.
Boards are slightly bowed, with tanning to spine and edges. Remnants
of dustjacket inserted loosely into book. Click on
photograph above to see close-up of book that is for sale.