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The lively imagination of Caldecott medalist David Wiesner forecasts astounding goings-on for a Tuesday in the not too distant future — an occurrence of gigantic vegetal proportions.

About the Author

David Wiesner's interest in visual storytelling dates back to high school days when he made silent movies and drew wordless comic books. Born and raised in Bridgewater, New Jersey, he graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Illustration. While a student, he created a painting nine feet long, which he now recognizes as the genesis of Free Fall, his first book of his own authorship, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor Medal in 1989. David won his first Caldecott Medal in 1992 for Tuesday, and he has gone on to win twice more: in 2002 for The Three Pigs and in 2007 for Flotsam. He is only the second person in the awards history to win the Caldecott Medal three times. David and his wife, Kim Kahng, and their two children live near Philadelphia, where he devotes full time to illustration and she pursues her career as a surgeon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395597620
Author:
Wiesner, David
Publisher:
Clarion Books
Author:
David Wie
Author:
sner
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Vegetables
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Science -- Experiments.
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
October 1992
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.40x10.84x.60 in. .96 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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