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35 Results
Bill Peet : an autobiography. —Peet, Bill.

The well-known author and illustrator relates the story of his life and work.

Infinite hope : a Black artist's journey from World War II to peace —Bryan, Ashley, author, illustrator.

"Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII." -- Provided by publisher.

Who was Norman Rockwell? —Fabiny, Sarah, author.

"Brush up your knowledge on popular American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell with this exciting Who Was? title. Norman Rockwell often painted what he saw around him in nostalgic and humorous ways. After hearing P...

The wall : growing up behind the Iron Curtain —Sís, Peter, 1949-

Peter Sís draws the young readers into the world that shaped him--Czechoslovakia during the Cold War.

The boy on Fairfield Street : how Ted Geisel grew up to become Dr. Seuss —Krull, Kathleen.

Introduces the life of renowned children's author and illustrator Ted Geisel, popularly known as Dr. Seuss, focusing on his childhood and youth in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee Burton —Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author.

Describes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan a...

A Caldecott celebration : six artists and their paths to the Caldecott medal —Marcus, Leonard S., 1950-

Profiles six Caldecott award winning books and their authors, including Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings," Marcia Brown's "Cinderella," Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are," William Steig's "Sylvester a...

Bill Peet —Wheeler, Jill C., 1964-

Biography of the American author, illustrator, and animator whose drawings include many details and whose characters are often warm and friendly.

Talking with artists : conversations with Victoria Chess, Pat Cummings, Leo and Diane Dillon, Richard Egielski, Lois Ehlert, Lisa Campbell Ernst, Tom Feelings, Steven Kellogg, Jerry Pinkney, Amy Schwartz, Lane Smith, Chris Van Allsburg, and David Wiesner

Fourteen distinguished picture book artists talk about their early art experiences, answer questions most frequently asked by children, and offer encouragement to those who would like to become artists.

Mo Willems —Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-

Introduces readers to Mo Willems, author and illustrator of the incredibly popular Knuffle Bunny books.

Nonsense! : the curious story of Edward Gorey —Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

A beautifully illustrated and lyrical picture-book biography of eccentric and beloved writer and artist Edward Gorey.

Imagine that! : how Dr. Seuss wrote The cat in the hat —Sierra, Judy, author.

Have you ever wondered how the great Dr. Seuss wrote his most famous book? Did you know that for The Cat in the Hat, he wasn't allowed to make up the fun words he was known for-like OOBLECK and IT-KUTCH and HIPPO-NO-HUNG...

A poem for Peter : the story of Ezra Jack Keats and the creation of The snowy day —Pinkney, Andrea Davis, author.

"A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were st...

Maurice Sendak —Berg, Julie.

Presents the life of the artist known primarily for his award-winning illustrated children's books.

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