Me... Jane

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Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.46
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
9.4 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316045469

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About the Author

Patrick McDonnell is the author and illustrator of Tek: The Modern Cave Boy, Thank You and Good Night, A Perfectly Messed-Up Story, The Monsters' Monster, and Me...Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book. He is also the creator of the internationally syndicated comic strip Mutts, which inspired his picture books The Gift of Nothing, Hug Time, and others. He lives in New Jersey.

Reviews

A 2012 Caldecott Honor BookA Charlotte Zolotow Award WinnerA Horn Book Fanfare BookA New York Times Best Illustrated Children's BookA New York Times Notable Children's BookA Booklist Editor's Choice BookA Kirkus Reviews Best BookA Kids' Indie Next List BookA 2011 Bank Street College Children's Book Committee Outstanding Book
A University of Wisconsin-Madison CCBC 2012 Children's Choices Book
A Parents' Choice Silver Honor BookA National Parenting Publications Awards Gold WinnerA Booklinks Lasting Connections BookA 2014 Illinois Monarch Children's Choice Award WinnerA 2014 Iowa Goldfinch Book Award Winner
"This remarkable picture book is one of the few that speaks, in a meaningful way, to all ages."--Booklist, starred review
"McDonnell's book is... inspirational."--The Horn Book, starred review
"Children will appreciate McDonnell's original format and take heart that interests logged in their own diaries might turn into lifelong passions."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"McDonnell's skill as a cartoonist enables him to express Goodall's joy, wonder and satisfaction with a simple stroke of the pen."--New York Times
"[A] tender homage... engaging... an appealing and satisfying introduction to a well-known scientist and activist."--School Library Journal
"McDonnell's concentration on [Goodall's] childhood fantasies carries a strong message to readers that their own dreams--even the wildly improbable ones--may be realizable, too."--Publishers Weekly