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- DescriptionA delicious treat about America's favorite fruit is w available in a Spanish bilingual format. Ana grows and sells apples, and she makes cider and applesauce and muffins. A glossary helps kids learn the names of Ana's delicious ingredients in both languages. With tie-ins to math and science curricula and units on autumn, this book will be especially welcomed by teachers. Truly the pick of the crop!
- Author BiographyMonica Wellington was born in London and lived in Europe until she moved tothe United States at age seven. As a child she always loved to draw andpaint, but it wasn't until she went to college that she realized she wantedto be an artist for her profession. She went to the University of Michigan'sSchool of Art to earn her BFA and studied pottery, painting and printmaking.After art school, while traveling and living in a number of differentcountries, she had various art related jobs, which were all good backgroundand preparation for doing children's books.She has both written and illustrated the majority of her books. She says, I usually start a book visually, with an idea of what I want to paintpictures about. The pictures may come first before the words for me. Boththe pictures and words go through many revisions, and I am often stillworking on the final words after I finish the pictures. She says that doing children's books is great. I get to have a job where Ispend my days doing totally what I love to do. And it is very gratifyingthat my work goes out into the world and is shared with other people. Ifeel incrediably lucky for all this! Since 1994 she has taught illustration at the School of Visual Arts. Shelives in New York City with her daughter Lydia.
- Author(s)Monica Wellington
- PublisherDutton Books for Young Readers
- Date of Publication22/07/2004
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDutton Books for Young Readers
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight295 g
- Width248 mm
- Height209 mm
- Spine9 mm
- Translated byEida del Risco
- Format DetailsPicture book,Sewn,Cloth over boards,With dust jacket
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