The Girl Who Named Pluto: The Story of Venetia Burney

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Schwartz & Wade Books
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10.1 X 11.7 X 0.3 inches | 1.1 pounds
Library Binding

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About the Author

ALICE McGINTY is the award-winning author of over forty books for children, including Darwin, an Orbis Pictus Honor Book and one of Booklist's Top 10 Biographies for Youth. It received three starred reviews and was called exquisite and enlightening by Kirkus Reviews. Her most recent picture book, Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons, was named a Sydney Taylor Notable Book. She also runs a writing camp for kids, Words on Fire. Visit her on the web at or follow her on Twitter @AliceBMcGinty.

ELIZABETH HAIDLE is the creative director of and a regular contributor to Illustoria magazine, as well as a collaborator at Mascot Press, an independent comics press. She has illustrated a graphic novel, I, Parrot, written by Deb Olin Unferth, she has several nonfiction comics series in the works. Ms. Haidle received her MA in illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. You can follow her on Instagram at @ehaidle.


"An inspiring and beautifully illustrated tale made all the better by its historical foundation." --Kirkus Review, Starred Review