A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark

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Holiday House, Jan 1, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 36 pages
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An introduction to the lives of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark includes information on the exploratory expedition they led from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean in the early nineteenth century.

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Review: A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark (Picture Book Biography)

User Review  - Kristina Silverbears - Goodreads

This non-fiction work is a good first history book for youngsters, probably 6-8 years of age. The illustrations are detailed enough to keep a younger child interested, but there is too much detail ... Read full review

Review: A Picture Book of Lewis and Clark (Picture Book Biography)

User Review  - Morgen Shambaugh - Goodreads

I used this book to teach first graders about lewis and clark and their adventures through the west. Certain pages were too advanced for first graders so I skipped them. But I love this book. It lays out their quest from start to finish in a clear and simple matter. Read full review

About the author (2003)

David A. Adler was born in New York City. He attended Queen's College in New York City and later, earned an MBA in Marketing from New York University. He writes both fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of Cam Jansen mysteries and the Andy Russell titles. His titles has earned him numerous awards including a Sydney Taylor Book Award for his title "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm," "A Picture Book of Jewish Holidays" was named a Notable Book of 1981 by the American Library Association and "Our Golda" was named a Carter G. Woodson Award Honor Book.

Ronald Himler was born in Cleveland Ohio. He received a degree in painting from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1960. He held several jobs as a commercial artist before quitting his job and going to Europe. Once there, he conducted independent research at the major museums, including the Louvre in Paris, the Uffizi gallery in Florence, and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. In 1972, he illustrated his first picture book, Glad Day and Other Classical Poems for Children. He has illustrated more than 150 picture books for children including The Lily Cupboard by Shulamith Levey Oppenheim, Hook Moon Night by Faye Gibbons, and The Wall and Fly Away Home, both by Eve Bunting. He authored and illustrated several books including The Girl on the Yellow Giraffe and Wake up Jeremiah. He has won numerous awards including the Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators, The Christopher Award, the Parents Choice Gold Award, and a Children's Book Council Award. His oil paintings of Native American and western culture have appeared in fine art galleries across the country. His works have been featured in Art of the West magazine and on the PBS television program Arizona Illustrated.

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