David Shannon

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This biography introduces readers to David Shannon, author and illustrator of Caldecott Honor Book No, David! others in the David series, A Bad Case of Stripes, and How Georgie Radbourn Saved Baseball, and illustrator of The Rough-Face Girl, The Ballad of the Pirate Queens, and Jon Scieszka's Trucktown series. Readers will learn about Shannon's childhood in Washington, DC, and Spokane, Washington, his early interest in drawing, his study of editorial illustration, his start in children's book illustration, his success with the David series, and his process as an illustrator. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Shannon's childhood, family, education, and life as an author and illustrator. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies, Language Arts
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Season 2011-09-01
ISBN 9781617830501, 9781617879081
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 813
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level P
ATOS Reading Level 4.6
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 147468
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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