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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books (Hardback)

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A picture book biography about John Newbery, pioneering author and publisher--for whom the prestigious Newbery medal is named--and the revolution in children's books that he led.

Children'sFiction & true storiesGeneral fictionChildren'sFiction & true storiesTrue stories Publisher: Chronicle Books Publication Date: 01/04/2017 ISBN-13: 9780811879224  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michelle Markel writes informative, enjoyable children's books at her home in Los Angeles. She's the author of Tyrannosaurus Math (a CCBC Choices reading list selection), The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau (a PEN/Steven Kroll Award for Picture Book Writing winner, Parents' Choice Gold Award winner, Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, and a Storytelling World Resource Honor Award winner), Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 (a Jane Addams Children's Book Award winner, a Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award winner, and an NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children Honor Award winner), and Dreamer from the Village (a Notable Children's Book of Jewish Content and a New York Public Library Title for Reading and Sharing). Nancy Carpenter is an illustrator of more than thirty books for children. Her unique multimedia approach to illustration has garnered numerous honours, including two Christopher Awards and the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

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