The Best Kids Dragon Books - October 2019
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Isabell Jorge is a girl with a dream to become a writer. She started writing at four or three decades of age and has never stopped loving it. She began kindergarten at just four years old, and she's reading at a 12th grade level, because she's just in 6th. She was desperate to publish her books. And so, when her college published a competition that tests pupil’s writing skills, she entered her book in they ’re young writers contest. The competition has been won by her four times now.See all Isabell Jorge products
I am the best selling author of over 200 books for kids and young adults. I now write the Dragon Masters string to your Scholastic Branches lineup, and I write for its Cupcake Diaries show as Coco Simon. Some fans may know me as the writer of novels based on cartoons, for example Pokémon. I live in New York's Hudson Valley with my husband, stepkids, and an assortment of little animals.
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"Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934 into a family of Irish and Italian background. By the time that he could hold a pen, he knew what his life's work is. His determination to create publications for children Resulted in a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and an MFA from the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California.
It drove him through the years of teaching, designing greeting cards and point sets, and painting church murals before 1965, when he exhibited his first children's novel, Audio, by Lisa Miller to get Coward-McCann. Eventually, freed of different obligations, he dropped full time into the writing and illustrating children's books.
He names Fra Angelico and Giotto, Georges Rouault, and Ben Shahn as major influences in his work, but he soon found his own unique style. His particular way with colour, line, detail, and design have left him many of their most prestigious awards in his area, one of them a Caldecott Honor Award for Strega Nona, the Smithsonian Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota because of his ""singular victory in children's literature,"" the Catholic Library Association's Regina Medal for his ""continued distinguished contribution,"" along with also the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion. He was also the 1990 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration.
Tomie dePaola has published almost 200 children's books in fifteen different countries. He remains one of the most well-known creators of books for kids, getting over 100,000 fan letters each year.
Tomie lives in an intriguing house in New Hampshire along with his four dogs. His studio is in a large renovated 200-year-old barn.
- He has been released for over 30 years.
- More than 5 million copies of the novels have sold globally.
- His books have been printed in over 15 distinct countries.