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The Art of Freddy (Freddy Books)
The Art of Freddy (Freddy Books)
by Walter Brooks
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The year 2002 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of the first appearance of Freddy the Pig-that illustrious barnyard character called "that charming ingenious pig" by The New York Times. Walter Brooks's Freddy the Pig first appeared in print in 1927, in... (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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Virginia Hamilton: Speeches, Essays, and Conversations
Virginia Hamilton: Speeches, Essays, and Conversations
by Virginia Hamilton
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A must-have for schools, libraries, and anyone interested in books for young readers. Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002) changed children's literature for generations of readers, bringing a Faulknerian style of sophisticated and cutting-edge writing to the... (read more)

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Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin
Herge: The Man Who Created Tintin
by Pierre Assouline
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One of the most beloved characters in all of comics, Tintin, won an enormous international following. Translated into dozens of languages, Tintin's adventures have sold millions of copies, and Steven Spielberg is presently adapting the stories for the... (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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Frances Hodgson Burnett
Frances Hodgson Burnett
by Gretchen H. Gerzina
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Hugely successful in her own time for adult novels and plays, Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924) would be astounded to find out she is remembered for a handful of books for children, but most of all for the enormously popular Secret Garden. This... (read more)

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Child's Play: The Berenstain Baby Boom, 1946-1964: Cartoon Art of Stan and Jan Berenstain
Child's Play: The Berenstain Baby Boom, 1946-1964: Cartoon Art of Stan and Jan Berenstain
by Michael Berenstain
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This profusely illustrated and humorous volume collects the Berenstains’ early work, created from 1946 until 1964, inspired by their own experiences as parents in the postwar baby boom era. More than two hundred Berenstain drawings featured in... (read more)

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Hole in My Life
Hole in My Life
by Jack Gantos
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Becoming a writer the hard way In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, and a way out of a dead-end job. For ten thousand dollars, he recklessly agreed to help sail a sixty-foot yacht... (read more)

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China Homecoming
China Homecoming
by Jean Fritz
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"An intriguing fusion of autobiography, history, and travelogue . . . a personal, and finally, moving book. It is also a vivid portrait of a developing nation and a reminder that history is people who live through events and then go on".--Booklist.... (read more)

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The Secret Art of DR. Seuss
The Secret Art of DR. Seuss
by Dr. Seuss
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Bill Peet : an Autobiography (89 Edition)
Bill Peet : an Autobiography (89 Edition)
by Bill Peet
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Bill Peet tells his life story, including his years with Disney, with illustrations on every page.... (read more)

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Talking with Artists #01: Talking with Artists
Talking with Artists #01: Talking with Artists
by Pat Cummings
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, Victoria Chess, David Weisner, and other illustrators talk about what they do and how they got started. These first-person accounts have a remarkably strong common thread, yet are as varied and unique as the artists themselves. Full color.... (read more)

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The Art of Reading: Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 50th Anniversary
The Art of Reading: Forty Illustrators Celebrate RIF's 50th Anniversary
by Leonard Marcus
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For forty years, the nonprofit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental has been putting books into the hands of children across America. To commemorate its fortieth anniversary, it has brought together forty of the most celebrated children’s... (read more)

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The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China
The House Baba Built: An Artist's Childhood in China
by Ed Young
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I knew nothing could happen to us within those walls, in the house Baba built. In Ed Young's childhood home in Shanghai, all was not as it seemed: a rocking chair became a horse; a roof became a roller rink; an empty swimming pool became a place for... (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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Writer. Matriarch. Mentor. Friend. Icon.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... (read more)

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