Writers and Their Pets: True Stories of Famous Authors and Their Animal Friends

Writers and Their Pets: True Stories of Famous Authors and Their Animal Friends

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Overview

Discover how animals influenced 20 of the world’s most beloved authors, from Charles Dickens to J.K. Rowling. Did you know that a dog saved Pablo Neruda’s life? Or that Mark Twain had a cat named Bambino? Or that Edgar Allen Poe wrote with a cat on his shoulders? Writers and Their Pets tells these stories and many more with playful full-color illustrations that will delight not only children, but also literary experts, history lovers, and animal enthusiasts. Each short chapter focuses on one author’s life, using simple and entertaining text to weave tales of the pets that affected the lives and works of these writers, with illustrative artwork sprinkled throughout each page. This title features a diverse list of both male and female international authors, spanning from the 19th to the 21st century, including Beatrix Potter, E.B. White, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Kurt Vonnegut, Maurice Sendak, Ernest Hemingway, and and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781947458529
Publisher: duopress
Publication date: 06/11/2019
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 245,402
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author


Kathleen Krull is well known for her innovative, award-winning nonfiction for young readers, which includes the successful Lives of... series. Kathleen Krull lives in San Diego, CA. Visit her at www.kathleenkrull.com and facebook.com/kathleen.krull


Violet Lemay is an award-winning author and illustrator whose children’s books include 100 Pablo PicassosMy Foodie ABC, Artists and Their Pets, and the Local Baby series, which includes New York Baby and Beach Babies. Violet worked as a professor of illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Georgia. Violet’s illustrations have been published by Penguin, Holt, HarperCollins, McGraw-Hill, Scholastic, and Highlights magazine. Violet currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
 

Table of Contents


Table of Contents
Edgar Allan Poe
Charles Dickens
Mark Twain
Edith Wharton
Beatrix Potter
Gertrude Stein
Virginia Woolf
Dorothy Parker
Marguerite Henry
William Faulkner
E.B. White
Ernest Hemingway
John Steinbeck
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Pablo Neruda
Kurt Vonnegut
Flannery O’Connor
Maurice Sendak
Alice Walker
J.K. Rowling

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