Sad-Face Clown: Emmett Kelly (The Great Heartlanders Series)

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780966447095: Sad-Face Clown: Emmett Kelly (The Great Heartlanders Series)
From School Library Journal:

Grade 5-8–The image of Weary Willie, the clown who "couldn't make that spotlight disappear," is symbolic of the life of his creator, Emmett Kelly. The man who performed with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus was born on a farm in Kansas in 1898 and grew up with dreams of becoming an artist. In spite of his failure to obtain work in the field of art, Kelly used his creativity to invent a clown who embodied both the sadness and joy of life, reminding people of their own lives. Wilkerson's writing is direct, readable, and engaging. Woven throughout the well-organized text are brief historical vignettes that aid readers' comprehension of events in Kelly's life. Black-and-white illustrations and photos add authenticity to the text. This book offers the life story of an ordinary person made extraordinary by events and personal choices.–Rebecca Sheridan, Easttown Library & Information Center, Berwyn, PA
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Wilkerson, J. L.
Published by Acorn Books
ISBN 10: 0966447093 ISBN 13: 9780966447095
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Acorn Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0966447093 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.2086060

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Wilkerson, J. L.
Published by Acorn Books (2004)
ISBN 10: 0966447093 ISBN 13: 9780966447095
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Acorn Books, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110966447093

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 75.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds