September 01, 2009
8.0 X 0.5 X 11.6 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author
Jennifer Ward is the author of numerous acclaimed books for children, including I Love Dirt! 52 Activities to Help You and Your Kids Discover the Wonders of Nature, The Busy Tree, There Was an Old Monkey Who Swallowed a Frog, and There Was an Odd Princess Who Swallowed a Pea. Her books have received many honors, including the Giverny Award for Best Children's Science Picture Book, the Growing Young Readers' Book Award, the American Booksellers Association "Book Sense Pick of the Lists," a Learning Magazine "Teachers' Choice Award for Best Children's Picture Book," a "Parents' Choice Award," a Governor's First Grade Book Selection for the states of New Jersey and Arizona, a Barnes & Noble Author of the Month two years in a row, and a Grand Canyon Reader's Award winner and honors recipient, among others. A former educator, Jennifer now writes full time from her home in the Midwest. Learn more: www.jenniferwardbooks.com
Lisa Falkenstern created steampunk gadgets in her studio in New Jersey as she worked on this book. Altogether, she made numerous sculptures and used 1,072 pieces of hardware before she started the artwork. She has written and illustrated one other highly praised book, A Dragon Moves In. She lives with her husband in Califon, New Jersey.