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Mordicai Gerstein (1935–2019)

Forfatter af The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

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Mordicai Gerstein was born in Los Angeles, California in 1935. He attended the Chouinard Art Institute in California. He designed and directed animated films for twenty-five years. In 1970, he met author Elizabeth Levy, who asked him to illustrate her children's book Something Queer Is Going On. He vis mere has illustrated all of the books in her Something Queer series. He decided to try his hand at writing. His first picture book, Arnold of the Ducks, was published in 1980 and adapted into an animated film. He has also retold many ancient religious stories, such as that of Jonah in his book, Jonah and the Two Great Fish. He has won many awards including 2 CINE Golden Eagle Awards from the International Film and Television Festival of New York. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
Image credit: Mordicai Gerstein, illustrator, holding 'How To Paint the Portrait of a Bird.' At the Baltimore Book Festival. ©2009

Værker af Mordicai Gerstein

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers (2003) 2,370 eksemplarer
I Tibets bjerge (1987) 402 eksemplarer
A Book (2009) 276 eksemplarer
The Night World (2015) 223 eksemplarer
The Old Country (2005) 206 eksemplarer
The First Drawing (2013) 138 eksemplarer
What Charlie Heard (2002) 110 eksemplarer
The Absolutely Awful Alphabet (1999) 94 eksemplarer
Queen Esther The Morning Star (2000) 91 eksemplarer
The Wild Boy (1998) 88 eksemplarer
Follow Me! (1777) 77 eksemplarer
Dear Hot Dog (2011) 70 eksemplarer
Noah And The Great Flood (1988) 65 eksemplarer
Carolinda Clatter! (2005) 64 eksemplarer
I Am Pan! (2016) 64 eksemplarer
Jonah and the Two Great Fish (1997) 62 eksemplarer
Sparrow Jack (2003) 62 eksemplarer
Leaving the Nest (2007) 57 eksemplarer
The Boy and the Whale (2017) 55 eksemplarer
Arnold of the Ducks (1983) 55 eksemplarer
The Seal Mother (1756) 54 eksemplarer
The Story of May (1993) 47 eksemplarer
The Shadow of a Flying Bird (1994) 45 eksemplarer
The Berenstain Bears' Christmas Tree [1979 TV movie] (2008) — Instruktør — 43 eksemplarer
Fox Eyes (2001) 36 eksemplarer
Beauty and the Beast (1989) 35 eksemplarer
Moose, Goose, and Mouse (2021) 31 eksemplarer
SUNS DAY (1989) 31 eksemplarer
The Sleeping Gypsy (2016) 30 eksemplarer
Tales of Pan (1815) 28 eksemplarer
Roll Over! (1984) 27 eksemplarer
You Can't Have Too Many Friends! (2014) 27 eksemplarer
Minifred Goes to School (2009) 27 eksemplarer
The New Creatures (1991) 27 eksemplarer
Stop Those Pants! (1998) 24 eksemplarer
The Room (1984) 23 eksemplarer
Behind the Couch (1996) 22 eksemplarer
The Gigantic Baby (1991) 18 eksemplarer
Daisy's Garden (1995) 15 eksemplarer
Prince Sparrow (1984) 12 eksemplarer
The Giant (1995) 7 eksemplarer
William Where Are You? (1986) 6 eksemplarer
Bedtime, Everybody! (1996) 3 eksemplarer
Guess What? (1991) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Three Samurai Cats: A Story from Japan (2003) — Illustrator — 477 eksemplarer
"There Are Rocks in My Socks!" Said the Ox to the Fox (1979) — Illustrator — 332 eksemplarer
Frankenstein Moved In on the Fourth Floor (1979) — Illustrator — 194 eksemplarer
The Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm (2000) — Illustrator — 187 eksemplarer
How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird (1943) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver168 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Library (1977) — Illustrator — 162 eksemplarer
A Hare-Raising Tale : A Fletcher Mystery (2002) — Illustrator — 118 eksemplarer
Applesauce Season (2009) — Illustrator — 115 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Haunted School (1982) — Illustrator — 106 eksemplarer
Sholom's Treasure: How Sholom Aleichem Became a Writer (1658) — Illustrator — 102 eksemplarer
I Am Arachne: Fifteen Greek and Roman Myths (2001) — Illustrator — 76 eksemplarer
David's First Bicycle (1983) — Illustrator — 72 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Ballpark (1975) — Illustrator — 68 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Lemonade Stand (1982) — Illustrator — 59 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Birthday Party (1989) — Illustrator — 50 eksemplarer
Something Queer in Outer Space (1993) — Illustrator — 46 eksemplarer
The Cataract of Lodore (1991) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver37 eksemplarer
Something Queer in the Cafeteria (1994) — Illustrator — 34 eksemplarer
Something Queer in the Wild West (1997) — Illustrator — 31 eksemplarer
Something Queer in Rock & Roll (1987) — Illustrator — 27 eksemplarer
Albert and the Angels (2000) — Illustrator — 22 eksemplarer
Something Queer at the Scary Movie (1995) — Illustrator — 19 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 3, November 1978 (1978) — Illustrator — 1 eksemplar

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Maybe I don't want to read my 5 year old a book about tightrope walker walking between the world trade center buildings illegally. It is written well and with good illustrations that has very interesting perspectives and at essential to the storytelling. This anxious mama still does not want to read it to a kid.
 
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mslibrarynerd | 265 andre anmeldelser | Jan 13, 2024 |
The cover says, "It's easy and fun!" Ha! Kindergarten to 2nd graders will have a good time with this earnestly absurd story. It's really more of an instruction book, so it could probably use a disclaimer, but I'm glad there's not one. If a kids asks to borrow your old garden hose, you'll know what they're up to...
 
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LibrarianDest | 22 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2024 |
Another meta-book that's probably sophisticated enough for 5th graders (who rarely read picture books) so I fear it may never be read.

This one has a little girl who wonders what her story will be about. She travels through different genres, dismissing them all as not right for her. The best part is probably the way the book is angled so you really feel like you're looking down at the characters and they're looking up at you. At one point the girl even looks up and comments on your crazy reader face.… (mere)
 
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