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Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Children's Book: Life Lessons from Notable People from All Walks of Life

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Publisher Comments:

"What children's book changed the way you see the world?"
 
Anita Silvey asked this question to more than one hundred of our most respected and admired leaders in society, and she learned about the books that shaped financiers, actors, singers, athletes, activists, artists, comic book creators, novelists, illustrators, teachers...
 
The lessons they recall are inspiring, instructive, and illuminating. And the books they remember resonate as influential reading choices for families. EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A CHILDREN'S BOOK--with its full color excerpts of beloved children's books, is a treasury and a guide: a collection of fascinating essays and THE gift book of the year for families.

Synopsis:

Silvey asked more than 100 of the most respected and admired leaders in society this simple question: What children's book changed the way you see the world? Here, she shares their surprising, intriguing answers.

Synopsis:

"What children's book changed the way you see the world?"
 
Anita Silvey asked this question to more than one hundred of our most respected and admired leaders in society, and she learned about the books that shaped financiers, actors, singers, athletes, activists, artists, comic book creators, novelists, illustrators, teachers...
 
The lessons they recall are inspiring, instructive, and illuminating. And the books they remember resonate as influential reading choices for families. EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A CHILDREN'S BOOK--with its full color excerpts of beloved children's books, is a treasury and a guide: a collection of fascinating essays and THE gift book of the year for families.

About the Author

With a unique career in children's books, ANITA SILVEY has served both as the Editor of THE HORN BOOK MAGAZINE and Publisher of a major children's book imprint. SHe is the author of several books, and she lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781596433953
Author:
Silvey, Anita
Publisher:
Roaring Brook Press
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Young Adult Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color artwork throughout
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
11.00 x 8.50 in

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"Synopsis" by , Silvey asked more than 100 of the most respected and admired leaders in society this simple question: What children's book changed the way you see the world? Here, she shares their surprising, intriguing answers.
"Synopsis" by ,
"What children's book changed the way you see the world?"
 
Anita Silvey asked this question to more than one hundred of our most respected and admired leaders in society, and she learned about the books that shaped financiers, actors, singers, athletes, activists, artists, comic book creators, novelists, illustrators, teachers...
 
The lessons they recall are inspiring, instructive, and illuminating. And the books they remember resonate as influential reading choices for families. EVERYTHING I NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED FROM A CHILDREN'S BOOK--with its full color excerpts of beloved children's books, is a treasury and a guide: a collection of fascinating essays and THE gift book of the year for families.
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