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Helen's Big World

The Life of Helen Keller

Helen's Big World( 3 customer ratings | )
Author: Rappaport, Doreen
Illustrator: Tavares, Matt
Series title:Big Words Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2012
Publisher:Hyperion Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

This picturebook biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential luminaries. With her signature style of prose laced with stirring quotes, Doreen Rappaport brings to life Helen Keller's poignant narrative. Acclaimed illustrator Matt Tavares beautifully captures the dynamism and verve of Helen Keller's life and legacy, making Helen's Big World an unforgettable portrait of a woman whose vision for...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women
Juvenile Nonfiction / Health & Daily Living / Physical Impairments
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.25 x 11.25 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:1.1 Pounds
Author Biography
Rappaport, Doreen (Author)
Matt Tavares was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1975.

Matt wrote and illustrated his first picture book, Sebastian's Ball, as his senior thesis at Bates College. Three years later, after much revision, Sebastian's Ball became Zachary's Ball, his first published picture book. Since then, Matt has published a number of books.

Matt's books have won several awards, including three Parents' Choice Gold Awards, a Parents' Choice Silver Honor, two Oppenheim Gold Seal Awards, and an International Reading Association Children's Book Award.

Matt lives in Ogunquit, Maine with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters.


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