Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
September 15, 2020
10.2 X 9.1 X 0.5 inches | 0.92 pounds
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About the Author
Lee Bennett Hopkins (1938-2019) was an acclaimed children's poet and anthologist. His books include I Remember (Lee & Low), America at War (Simon & Schuster), Manger (Eerdmans), and Mary's Song (Eerdmans). He received numerous awards throughout his career, including the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children in 2013. Lee also founded the Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award and the Lee Bennett Hopkins/International Reading Association Promising Poetry Award to recognize excellent writing for children. In 2011, the Guinness Book of World Records recognized him as the world's most prolific anthologist of poetry for children-with over 100 titles to his name. Lee lived in Cape Coral, Florida until his death in 2019. Visit his website at leebennetthopkins.com. Jen Corace is the illustrator of Small World (Abrams), Brave Jane Austen (Henry Holt), Little Pea (Chronicle), and many other books for young readers. Her work has also appeared in numerous galleries and magazines. She has a BFA in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Jen lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. Visit her website at jencorace.com or follow her on Instagram at @corachacha.