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Harry N. Abrams, Apr 1, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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From a talented team comes a hilarious, bilingual tale of competition run amok. In a small village, Hercules is known for his great strength and Socrates for his keen intelligence. Each man believes that he is the most important person in town, and the two fight about it constantly. Who will resolve the question that instigates all the bickering? Full color.

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Arthur Dorros, an author and occasional illustrator, was born in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 1950. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in 1972. He received his postgraduate teaching certification from Pacific Oaks College in 1979. He has worked odd jobs in his youth such as: builder, carpenter, drafter and photographer. He was a teacher for both elementary and junior high. He was the artist in residence for more than a dozen New York public schools while running programs in creative writing and bookmaking. Some of his children's books are written in both English and Spanish. He also writes books that deal with science and nature. Ant Cities and Feel the Wind were named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council and A Tree is Growing was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. He has received the Reading Rainbow Review book selections award for three of his books - Alligator Shoes, Ant Cities and Abuela.

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