Looking for the Easy Life

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.45 X 11.09 X 0.39 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780060543754

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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 attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. His first book, Woolbur written by Leslie Helakoski was published by Harper Collins. He is also illustrating Looking for the Easy Life by Walter Dean Meyers due out Fall 2010. He lives and works in Doylestown, Pennsylvania with his wife Krista and their two sons Will and Dan. Snow! Snow! Snow! is the first book Mr. Harper has both written and illustrated.

Reviews

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)