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Earth Mother

Earth Mother( )
Illustrator: Dillon, Leo
Dillon, Diane
Author: Jackson, Ellen
ISBN:978-0-8027-8993-8
Publication Date:Oct 2005
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.85
Book Description:

The circle of life turns in unexpected ways.

Earth Mother awakes with the dawn. As she walks the land, swims the seas, and climbs the mountains, nurturing all of creation, she comes across Man, Frog, and Mosquito. They each give her thanks for nature's bounty, yet can't help but give her advice about making their lives better. Everybody's got an opinion, it seems, and Earth Mother is amused when it becomes clear that the circle of life is not without a healthy...
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Science & Nature / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.18 x 11.12 x 0.41 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds
Author Biography
Jackson, Ellen (Illustrator)
Leo Dillon was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 2, 1933. He attended Parsons School of Design in New York City, where he met his wife Diane (Sorber) Dillon. They graduated in 1956, married in 1957, and soon became a husband and wife team of illustrators. During his lifetime, they published over 40 children's books including Hakon of Rogen's Saga by Eric Hagard, The Ring in the Prairie by John Bierhorst, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales by Virginia Hamilton, and If Kids Ran the World. They won the Caldecott Medal in 1976 for Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema and in 1977 for Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions by Margaret Musgrove. They also won a Coretta Scott King Award and five Coretta Scott King Honors. In 2002, they published the first picture book they wrote themselves, Rap a Tap Tap: Here's Bojangles-Think of That! They also created cover designs for adult science fiction books. He died from complications of lung surgery on May 26, 2012 at the age of 79.

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