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A Chartreuse Leotard and a Magenta Limousine

Graham-Barber, Lynda; Lehman, Barbara (SIGNED)

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ISBN 10: 0786800038 / ISBN 13: 9780786800032
Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hyperion, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Inscribed and signed by Graham-Barber on title page. A like new copy, first edition. Book is clean and bright, as is DJ. A children's book that explains the origins of over 150 words accompanied by vibrant illustrations by Barbara Lehman. 75pp. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-576585420

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Bibliographic Details

Title: A Chartreuse Leotard and a Magenta Limousine

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Hyperion

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title


Identifies the people and places behind the words for amusements, crime and warfare, animals, food, clothing, and other topics

About the Author:

Lynda Graham-Barber


The Animals’ Winter Sleep.?? Illus. Nancy Carol Willis. Birdsong Books, 2008. ??

Spy Hops and Belly Flops.?? Illus. Brian Lies. Houghton Mifflin, 2004. ??

Say Boo!?? Illus. Barbara Lehman. Candlewick Press, 1997.

A Chartreuse Leotard in a Magenta Limousine. Illus. Barbara Lehman. Hyperion, 1995.

Toad or Frog? Swamp or Bog??? Illus. Alec Gilman. Simon & Schuster, 1994.??

Ho! Ho! Ho! ?? Illus. Betsy Lewin. Bradbury Press, 1994.

Doodle Dandy!?? Illus. Betsy Lewin. Bradbury Press, 1992.??

Gobble!?? Illus. Betsy Lewin. Bradbury Press, 1991.

Mushy!?? Illus. Betsy Lewin. Bradbury Press, 1991.

Personality Decorating.?? Fawcett Columbine, 1986.

The Kit Furniture Book.?? Pantheon Books, 1983.

Flat Fish, Round Fish and Other Animal Changes.?? Illus. Pamela Carroll. Crown, 1982.

Who Lives Inside??? Illus. Ray Barber. Grosset & Dunlap, 1976.??

Book Awards and Distinctions:

~”Main Selection” Literary Guild

~Avon paperbacks

~Runner-up “New Jersey Kids’ Pick”

~American Book Sellers “Pick”??

~People Magazine??”Pick”

~”Book of the Month” National Wildlife Federation;

~”50 Best Books” American Institute of Graphic Artists

~Scholastic Book Clubs

~Delaware Diamonds Booklist 2009-2010.

Curriculum Vitae: ??

NYC editorial: Morrow Jr. Books; Crown; Harcourt; Holt, Rinehart; Western.

Faculty, Institute of Children’s Literature, W. Redding, CT.??

MFA Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT.

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