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Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World

Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World( )
Author: Walter, Mildred Pitts
Walter, Mildred
Illustrator: Stock, Catherine
ISBN:978-0-679-80346-1
Publication Date:Dec 1990
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Yearling
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $5.50
Book Description:

Ten-year-old Justin thinks housework is for women, until he's invited to his grandfather's ranch. There, along with fishing, riding, and going to the rodeo, Justin learns about his black cowboy ancestors and that doing "women's work"--even baking prize-winning biscuits--is part of taking care of himself. Reading level: 2.7.  

Author Biography
Walter, Mildred Pitts (Author)
Catherine Stock was born in Stockholm, Sweden on November 26, 1952. She received a bachelor's degree in fine art from the University of Cape Town, a post graduate certificate in education from the University of London, and a master's degree in communications science from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. After she worked as an art director for several publishing houses including Putnam, Coward McCann, Atheneum, and Clarion for four years, she decided to become a freelance illustrator and write children's books. She illustrated numerous books including Galimoto by Karen Lynne Williams, By the Dawn's Early Light by Karen Ackerman, and Doll Baby by Eve Bunting. She has also written and illustrated several books including A Very Important Day, Where Are You Going Manyoni?, Sophie's Bucket, and Island Summer.

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