Schwartz & Wade Books
February 09, 2010
11.5 X 0.5 X 9.4 inches | 1.0 pounds
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About the Author
Jonah Winter is the author of You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, Muhammad Ali: Champion of the World, and Dizzy, all of which received multiple starred reviews. He lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Red Nose Studio creates eccentric worlds of sculptural and 3-D illustrations. Red Nose Studio's illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, and other publications.
Starred Review, School Library Journal, January 2010: "This title should be a part of every elementary school ecology unit." Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, January 11, 2010: "Funky in every sense of the word." Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, January 15, 2010: "A stinky story never seemed so sweet ... [a] fantastic combination of text and image." Starred Review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, April 2010: "[P]acked with visual delights." Review, The New York Times Book Review, November 7, 2010: "[A] glorious visual treat." Review, The Washington Post, March 21, 2010: "Cautionary? Yes. Hilarious? You betcha!" Review, Los Angeles Times, March 25, 2010: "Here comes the Garbage Barge! tells the story in wonderfully colorful language and inventive claymation-style illustrations." Review, Chicago Sun-Times, April 18, 2010: "As compelling as the story is, so are the unusual illustrations."