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|
|Subject||Biographies, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|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|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
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