Make Way: The Story of Robert McCloskey, Nancy Schön, and Some Very Famous Ducklings

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$19.99  $18.59
Random House Studio
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9.5 X 12.1 X 0.5 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author
Angela Burke Kunkel is the author of Digging for Words, an ALA Notable Book and Kirkus Best Book of the Year. It also received the Americas Award and the International Latino Book Award for best English language title. She is also the author of Penguin Journey, called "stunning" in a starred review from Kirkus Reviews.

Claire Keane is the author-illustrator of Little Big Girl and Once Upon a Cloud and the illustrator of Paolo, Emperor of Rome by Mac Barnett and Why? by Adam Rex, among others. She is also known for her development art for the movies Tangled and Frozen. She studied at École Supérieure d'Arts Graphiques in Paris and now lives in Venice Beach, California with her kids.
"Ms. Keane's retro pictures here have wonderful color and ebullience, bringing liveliness even to static scenes (of quiet thought, of patient studio work) and acting as a visual reminder of the exciting potentialities of invention." -The Wall Street Journal

★ "A wonderful picture book about creativity and collaboration." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review

★ "Burke Kunkel renders a genuinely suspenseful and touching account of Schön delicately approaching McCloskey with the idea of memorializing his book's characters." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"The well-executed, full-page illustrations rendered in a vintage style are perfect for the period they depict." --Booklist

"[Keane's] loose lines and energetic compositions are a good match for the conversational text." --The Horn Book

"A visually appealing and ­well-researched addition to biographical narratives." --School Library Journal