The Favorite Daughter

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Product Details

Price
$17.98
Publisher
Arthur A. Levine Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.54 X 10.28 X 0.41 inches | 0.94 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780545176620

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About the Author

Allen Say is the beloved author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the highly acclaimed Drawing from Memory, The Inker's Shadow, and The Favorite Daughter (all published by Scholastic); the Caldecott Medal winner Grandfather's Journey; and the Caldecott Honor winner The Boy of the Three-Year Nap. He is known for his technical skill and varied style, and his books pay tribute to Japanese culture, as well as his own personal experiences. His many books include Tree of Cranes, Under the Cherry Blossom Tree, Tea with Milk, and Erika-San. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Allen Say is the beloved author and illustrator of many acclaimed books for children, including the highly acclaimed Drawing from Memory, The Inker's Shadow, and The Favorite Daughter (all published by Scholastic); the Caldecott Medal winner Grandfather's Journey; and the Caldecott Honor winner The Boy of the Three-Year Nap. He is known for his technical skill and varied style, and his books pay tribute to Japanese culture, as well as his own personal experiences. His many books include Tree of Cranes, Under the Cherry Blossom Tree, Tea with Milk, and Erika-San. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Reviews

Praise for Drawing From Memory

"Aesthetically superb; this will fascinate comics readers and budding artists while creating new Say fans." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Illustrations are richly detailed and infused with warmth.... Readers of all ages will be inspired by the young Say's drive and determination." -- School Library Journal, starred review

"As the story of a young artist's coming of age, Say's account is complex, poignant, and unfailingly honest. Say's fans--and those who also feel the pull of the artist's life--will be captivated." -- Publishers Weekly

"Approached from almost any angle, this book is a treasure." -- Washington Post

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