This biography introduces readers to Jerry Pinkney, illustrator of more than 100 children's books, including the award-winning The Lion and the Mouse. Readers will learn about Pinkney's childhood in Pennsylvania and his current family life in New York State, his early interest in drawing, and the inspiration behind his traditional African-American stories such as John Henry and The Talking Eggs. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Pinkney's family, his life as an illustrator, and his beloved works, including The Patchwork Quilt. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
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