After spending the day fishing in the Gulf of Mexico with Grandfather, eight-year-old Thomas has a quiet evening on the porch hearing more about his African heritage.
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Mary Stolz published her first book for young people in 1950 with Ursula Nordstrom and never looked back. Since then, she has written more than sixty books, been published in nearly thirty languages, and received two Newbery Honors (for Belling the Tiger and The Noonday Friends). The Bully of Barkham Street is the sequel to A Dog on Barkham Street (also available from HarperTrophy). Ms. Stolz lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Pat Cummings was born in Chicago but grew up traveling with her military family all over the world. She has been writing and illustrating children's books since she graduated from Pratt Institute. In addition to her art for the Coretta Scott King Award winner My Mama Needs Me by Mildred Pitts Walter, Pat's luminous work includes Angel Baby; Clean Your Room, Harvey Moon!; and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Talking With Artists. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, Chuku Lee, and the ghost of their cat, Cash.About the Author:
Mary Stolz, winner of the 1993 Kerlan Award for the body of her work, is the author of dozens of books that are perennial favorites of young readers, including two Newbery Honor Books, Belling the Tiger, illustrated by Beni Montresor, and The Noonday Friends. She lives on the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Sergio Martinez was born and lives in Mexico City. He illustrated Weapons & Warfare by Milton Meltzer. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries around the world.
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Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060258209
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060258209
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 69 pages. 9.50x7.25x0.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0060258209