We the People: The Constitution of the United States

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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
9.0 X 12.5 X 0.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780385376174

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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

★ "A joyful celebration of the people whose leaders created the Constitution"--Booklist, starred review

"A celebration of America's diversity"--Kirkus

"Spier has created a tribute that can be appreciated in more than one sitting."--Publishers Weekly