Traffic Safety

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Child's World, Jul 1, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages
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In today's world it's becoming more and more important for children to know how to be safe. Our Safety Sense series teaches children what to do -- and what not to do -- to practice good safety sense. Through a combination of whimsical drawings by Penny Dann and step-by-step instructions, readers learn how to be safe in many ways -- from riding a bike properly to escaping a fire.

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About the author (1996)

Nancy Loewen writes fiction and nonfiction for children and young adults. Recent awards include: 2012 Minnesota Book Awards finalist (The LAST Day of Kindergarten); 2011 Bank Street's Best Children's Books of the Year (Share a Scare: Writing Your Own Scary Story); 2011 Book of Note, Tri-State Young Adult Review Committee (Stubborn as a Mule and Other Silly Similes); and 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers (Writer's Toolbox Series). She's also received awards from The American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Independent Book Publishers Association, and the Society of School Librarians International. Nancy holds an MFA in creative writing from Hamline University, St. Paul. She lives in the Twin Cities with her husband and two teenage children.

Penny Dann was born in Slough, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom. She attended Amersham College in Buckinghamshire on a two year foundation course and then she studied visual communications at the Brighton College of Art. Her end of college project about the history of tea became her first published book in 1985. Her work was featured in anthologies, early readers, fairytales, and poetry collections. Her books include the Secret Fairy series, One for the Pot, and Why Not Stay for Breakfast? She illustrated several children's books including Too Many Tickles written by Thomas Taylor and Polly Parrot Picks a Pirate written by Peter Bently. She was a member of the Brighton Illustration Group. She also worked on advertising, editorial, and packaging projects and designed a soft toy. She died from cancer on December 20, 2014 at the age of 50.

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