Simple Pictures are the Best

By: Willard, Nancy

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1st edition. Light edge and surface wear, bit of light soil and small fade spot on cover from erasure. Text is tight and bright. Darling pics! Illust by award winning Tomie dePaola. The shoemaker and his wife are having their picture taken. How exciting! They want a squash, come carrots, a couple of spoons, two hats, a pie... Wait a minute! Do they really need all that stuff for their picture, or are they just being silly? Tomie dePaola and his work have been recognized with the Smithson Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for his "singular attainment in children's literature," and the Regina Medal from the Catholic Library Association. He was also the United States nominee in 1990 for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in illustration. The American Library Association has honored him with a Caldecott Honor Book, a Newbery Honor Book, and the 2011 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his "substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children." The University of Connecticut, Georgetown University and Pratt Institute, among others, have granted him honorary doctoral degrees. In 1999, he was selected for the New Hampshire's Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. Tomie dePaola lives in New London, New Hampshire, with his Airedale terrier, Brontë, and works in a renovated 200-year-old barn.

Title: Simple Pictures are the Best

Author Name: Willard, Nancy

Illustrator: dePaola, Tomie


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Scholastic Inc.: 1994

ISBN Number: 059048270X

ISBN Number 13: 9780590482707

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller Id: 5519