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By Sharron L. McElmeel

Designed as a ready-reference and biographical resource for educators and younger readers, this e-book deals a extra present and reasonable replacement to multivolume courses. attention-grabbing profiles of a hundred of the main loved and celebrated photograph booklet authors and illustrators are followed by way of images, studying lists, and lists of comparable details assets (such as internet pages). modern authors and illustrators whose works are nonetheless in print give you the concentration. a very good assortment improvement software and a source for writer stories devices, this ebook may also be fashionable by way of scholars for studies.

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He allowed her to draw historical pictures for extra credit.  It was then that she began to think about creating children's books.  Some of these murals were commissioned for pediatrician's offices and for children's waiting rooms.  She sent some samples of her work to a friend in New York.  Later that year, a book with text, Maybe a Monster, was published.  Books such as Blackboard Bear (Dial, 1969) sometimes contain as many as fifteen pages with no text.  Upon returning home, the dummy for Blackboard Bear formed the beginning of that popular classic tale.

Other dinosaur books were revised to reflect scientific name changes for some dinosaurs.  Aliki contributed text and illustrations to The Big Book for Our Planet, edited by Ann Durell (Dutton, 1993), and Page 18 contributed illustrations for Home: A Collaboration of Thirty Distinguished Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books to Aid the Homeless (HarperCollins, 1992). Information Books Corn Is Maize: The Gift of the Indians (Crowell, 1976; Harper Trophy, 1986). Digging Up Dinosaurs (Crowell, 1981; revised 1988).

Upon returning home, the dummy for Blackboard Bear formed the beginning of that popular classic tale.  Oliver decides to take his sister home, and to keep her.  Alexander eventually moved to Olympia, Washington. Alexander's children and grandchildren—Lisa, Christina, Leslie, Mia, and Scott—are now grown, but she continues to search her childhood and the childhood of her family and friends for more story ideas.  She uses the characters' gestures and actions to help tell her stories. And My Mean Old Mother Will Be Sorry Blackboard Bear (Dial, 1972).

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