Looking for the Easy Life

Walter Dean Myers (Author) Lee Harper (Illustrator)
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Publish Date
February 01, 2011
9.45 X 11.09 X 0.39 inches | 0.92 pounds
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About the Author

Walter Dean Myers was the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award; a former National Ambassador for Young People's Literature; and an inaugural NYC Literary Honoree. Myers received every single major award in the field of children's literature. He was the author of two Newbery Honor Books and six Coretta Scott King Awardees. He was the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults, a three-time National Book Award Finalist, as well as the first-ever recipient of the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Lee Harper is the founding editor of the award-winning online cat magazines ShowCatsOnline.com and PandEcats.com. She began breeding Persian cats under the Mockingbird cattery name in 1994, adding Exotic Shorthairs in 1999. In 1997, she campaigned a cream and white Persian to the 2nd Best Cat in Championship in CFA (Cat Fanciers Association).


Praise for Woolbur: "Wonderful artwork."--ALA Booklist
Praise for Woolbur: "Woolbur is a testament to individuality. Harper's amusing illustrations contribute to that fun with subtle details."--School Library Journal
Praise for Ida B. Wells: "Masterful."--ALA Booklist
Praise for Muhammad Ali: The People's Champion: "The spirit of prizefighter Muhammad Ali, formerly known as Cassius Clay, permeates the action-filled pages."--School Library Journal
Praise for Woolbur: "Harper's lumpy, expressive ovines, especially the wild-wooled Woolbur, bring Helakoski's delightful tale of independence to life."--Kirkus Reviews
Praise for Woolbur: "Debut artist Harper's quirky illustrations...meet the challenge."--Publishers Weekly
Praise for Ida B. Wells: "Accessible to younger elementary audiences."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
Praise for Ida B. Wells: "Important and inspiring."--School Library Journal (starred review)