This biography introduces readers to Marla Frazee, illustrator of the beautiful, award-winning All the World picture book. Readers will learn about Frazee's childhood and current family life in California, her early interest in drawing, as well as the real-life inspiration for some of her picture book stories such as A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever and Roller Coaster. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Frazee's childhood, family, education, life as an illustrator, and her beloved works, including the popular Clementine books. 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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This is a biography about the illustrator Marla Frazee. It talks about where she grew up, how she became who she is today, and all the awards etc. that she has accomplished throughout her career. It ... Read full review
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