People

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Product Details

Price
$18.98  $17.46
Publisher
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.1 X 0.5 X 13.1 inches | 1.26 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385131810
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About the Author

PETER SPIER was one of America's most popular and renowned children's illustrators. His books, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, won numerous awards and honors: Noah's Ark won the Caldecott Medal and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night is a Caldecott Honor Book. His book People was awarded the Christopher medal, was nominated for an American Book Award, and received the National Mass Media Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews for outstanding contributions to better human relations and the cause of brotherhood. Spier was born and educated in Amsterdam. Before coming to the United States he served in the Royal Dutch Navy. He illustrated more than 100 books and was also an avid and celebrated builder of model ships. Peter Spier died in 2017 at the age of 89.

Reviews

β˜… "The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age."--School Library Journal

- The Christopher Award
- An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists
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