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Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P. L. Travers
Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P. L. Travers
by Valerie Lawson
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The remarkable life of P.L. Travers, the creator of Mary Poppins.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;An arresting lifeand#8230;Lawson is superb at excavating the details. and#8211;andlt;Iandgt;Library Journalandlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The... (read more)

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Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work
Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work
by Justin Schiller
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  The preeminent childrens book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images being exhibited at the Society of Illustrators in New... (read more)

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The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
The Real Wizard of Oz: The Life and Times of L. Frank Baum
by Rebecca Loncraine
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In the first major literary biography of L. Frank Baum, Rebecca Loncraine tells the story of Oz as you've never heard it, with a look behind the curtain at the vivid life and eccentric imagination of its creator. L. Frank Baum wrote The Wonderful Wizard... (read more)

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Artist To Artist (07 Edition)
Artist To Artist (07 Edition)
by Carle
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Celebrating the art of the picture book, this beautiful anthology highlights the work of 23 of the most honored and beloved illustrators in childrens literature, including Maurice Sendak, Robert Sabuda, Rosemary Wells, and Eric Carle.... (read more)

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Reflections: On the Magic of Writing
Reflections: On the Magic of Writing
by Diana Wynne Jones
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This collection of more than twenty-five critical essays, speeches, and biographical pieces chosen by Diana Wynne Jones before her death in 2011 is essential reading for the author's many fans and for students and teachers of the fantasy genre and... (read more)

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Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
Dear Genius : Letters of Ursula Nordstorm (98 Edition)
by Ursula Nordstrom
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Laura Ingalls Wilder. Crockett Johnson. Margaret Wise Brown. Ruth Krauss. Garth Williams. Maurice Sendak. Russell Hoban. Louise Fitzhugh. What do all of these names have in common? They are brilliant children's authors and illustrators who have been... (read more)

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Wings of an Artist
Wings of an Artist
by Julie Cummins
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More than 20 illustrators of children's books, including Leo and Diane Dillon, James Ransome, Robert Sabuda, Maira Kalman, and Maurice Sendak, talk about what drove them to become artists and what art means to them. of color illustrations.... (read more)

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Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices
Listening for Madeleine: A Portrait of Madeleine L'Engle in Many Voices
by Leonard S Marcus
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Madeleine L'Engle is perhaps best recognized as the author of A Wrinkle in Time, the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that won the 1963 John Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature and has enthralled millions of readers for the... (read more)

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The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright
The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll: The Search for Dare Wright
by Jean Nathan
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In 1957, a childrens book called The Lonely Doll was published. With its pink-and-white-checked cover and photographs featuring a wide-eyed doll, it captured the imaginations of young girls and made the author, Dare Wright, a household name. Close to... (read more)

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Don't Pigeonhole Me!: Two Decades of the Mo Willems Sketchbook
Don't Pigeonhole Me!: Two Decades of the Mo Willems Sketchbook
by Mo Willems
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Young readers first met the Pigeon, a beleaguered bird desperate for a shot behind the wheel of a bus, in 2003. Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! went on to sell millions of copies, receive a Caldecott Honor, and spawn additional picture books, apps... (read more)

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The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook
The Bird King: An Artist's Notebook
by Shaun Tan
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A new book of sketches, artwork, and personal reflection from the brilliant mind of award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator Shaun Tan. "I'm often wary of using the word 'inspiration' to introduce my work — it sounds too much like a sun... (read more)

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Blood on the Forehead What I Know About Writing
Blood on the Forehead What I Know About Writing
by M E Kerr
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For decades, Marijane Meaker has delighted readers of all ages. She's written under the names Vin Packer, M.J. Meaker, and Mary James. But as M. E. Kerr, writer of books for young adults, she has won perhaps her greatest audience. In Blood on the... (read more)

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Robert Cormier: Daring to Disturb the Universe
Robert Cormier: Daring to Disturb the Universe
by Patricia J Campbell
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Beginning with the publication of The Chocolate War in 1974, and continuing throughout the entirety of his career, Robert Cormier dared to disturb the universe. The moment Jerry Renault refused to sell his first chocolate bar Robert Cormier began a life... (read more)

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Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L. M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic
Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L. M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic
by Irene Gammel
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In June 1908, a red-haired orphan appeared on to the streets of Boston and a modern legend was born.  That little girl was Anne Shirley, better known as Anne of Green Gables, and her first appearance was in a book that has sold more than 50 million... (read more)

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Pirates
Pirates
by Pierre Marie Valat
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Find out who the pirates of the Caribbean Sea were, how they lived, when they first appeared, and why.... (read more)

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Herge, Son of Tintin
Herge, Son of Tintin
by Benoit Peeters
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Tintinology tin-tin-ol-uh-jee] noun -- The study of the works of comic creator Herg? and the cultural impact of Tintin, his best-known and most influential character. The adventures of Tintin and his dog, Snowy, have captivated people worldwide since... (read more)

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Virginia Lee Burton: A Life in Art
Virginia Lee Burton: A Life in Art
by Barbara Elleman
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Virginia Lee Burtons name may bring to mind a steam shovel and a man called Mike Mulligan, a charming little house, and a snowplow named Katy. Yet to speak only of Burtons achievements as a picture book creator would be to paint only part of the canvas... (read more)

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L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz
L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz
by Katharine M Rogers
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A magical book for any lover of Oz, this is the first-ever biography of the real "man behind the curtain." Rogers at long last gives Baum the man and Baum the writer his due in a book "Library Journal" enthusiastically recommends "for all who love the... (read more)

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Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing
Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing
by Leonard S. Marcus
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Randolph Caldecott is best known as the namesake of the award that honors picture book illustrations, and in this inventive biography, leading childrens literature scholar Leonard Marcus examines the man behind the medal. In an era when the steam engine... (read more)

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Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration (Books of Wonder)
Oz: The Hundredth Anniversary Celebration (Books of Wonder)
by Baum
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Can it really be one hundred years ago that a little girl from Kansas rode a tornado to a wondrous land called Oz? The adventures of Dorothy and her friends have enthralled generations of readers over the last century. Now, in Oz: The Hundredth... (read more)

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