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Emily Arnold McCully

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Emily Arnold McCully was born in Galesburg, Illinois on July 1, 1939. She graduated from Pembroke College, now a part of Brown University, in 1961 and received an M.A. in art history from Columbia University. After graduation, she held a variety of jobs in the art field that included being a vis mere commercial artist, a designer of paperback covers, and illustrating advertisements. When one of her illustrations was seen on an advertisement in the subway, she was asked to illustrate Greg Panetta's Sea Beach Express. She accepted that offer and went on to illustrate over 100 children's books. In 1969, she illustrated Meindert de Jong's Journey from the Peppermint Express, which was the first children's book to receive the National Book Award. Her first solo venture, Picnic, won the Christopher Award in 1985. Mirette on the High Wire won the Caldecott Medal in 1993. Her other children's books include Amazing Felix, Crossing the New Bridge, Grandmas at the Lake, My Real Family, and The Pirate Queen. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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(eng) Emily Arnold McCully is the same person as Emily Arnold. Under the name Emily Arnold, she wrote two novels - A Craving and Life Drawing. Afterward publishing these two novels she began writing and illustrating books for children.

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Værker af Emily Arnold McCully

Mirette on the High Wire (1992) 3,033 eksemplarer
The Grandma Mix-Up (1988) 350 eksemplarer
An Outlaw Thanksgiving (1998) 281 eksemplarer
Monk Camps Out (2000) 269 eksemplarer
Beautiful Warrior (1998) 268 eksemplarer
School (2005) 248 eksemplarer
The Bobbin Girl (1996) 235 eksemplarer
First Snow (1985) 178 eksemplarer
Grandmas at Bat (I Can Read Book 2) (1993) 151 eksemplarer
Starring Mirette and Bellini (1997) 143 eksemplarer
The Orphan Singer (2001) 134 eksemplarer
The Pirate Queen (1995) 133 eksemplarer
The Secret Cave: Discovering Lascaux (2010) 128 eksemplarer
Caroline's Comets: A True Story (2017) 116 eksemplarer
Mouse Practice (1999) 116 eksemplarer
Squirrel and John Muir (2004) 113 eksemplarer
Picnic (1984) 111 eksemplarer
Late Nate (I Like to Read) (2012) 73 eksemplarer
3, 2, 1, Go! (2015) 66 eksemplarer
Four Hungry Kittens (2001) 60 eksemplarer
Crossing the New Bridge (1994) 52 eksemplarer
The evil spell (1990) 45 eksemplarer
Little Ducks Go (I Like to Read) (2014) 44 eksemplarer
Amazing Felix (1993) 42 eksemplarer
Popcorn at the Palace (1997) — Forfatter — 36 eksemplarer
New baby (1988) 34 eksemplarer
Ten Go Tango (2000) — Illustrator — 34 eksemplarer
My Real Family (1994) 29 eksemplarer
The Christmas Gift (1988) 29 eksemplarer
Pete Won't Eat (2013) 25 eksemplarer
Sam and the Big Kids (2013) 23 eksemplarer
Min Makes a Machine (2018) 18 eksemplarer
Speak Up, Blanche! (1991) 17 eksemplarer
Zaza's big break (1989) 11 eksemplarer
Pete Likes Bunny (I Like to Read) (2016) 11 eksemplarer
The saint who loved Ireland : a story about Saint Patrick (1980) — Illustrator — 9 eksemplarer
Life Drawing (1986) 6 eksemplarer
Mirette on the High Wire [1994 film] — Fortæller — 4 eksemplarer
1, 2, 3, Pull! (2022) 3 eksemplarer
Craving, A (1983) 3 eksemplarer
Grandma's Trick-Or-Treat (2002) 1 eksemplar
Beautiful Warrior 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Pizza Party! (1948) — Illustrator — 1,406 eksemplarer
If You Grew Up with George Washington (1982) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver1,363 eksemplarer
Black Is Brown Is Tan (1973) — Illustrator — 598 eksemplarer
Pippi on the Run (1971) — Illustrator — 478 eksemplarer
That's What Leprechauns Do (2006) — Illustrator — 365 eksemplarer
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Bidragyder — 353 eksemplarer
Lulu Goes to Witch School (1987) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver329 eksemplarer
The Boston Coffee Party (I Can Read Book 3) (1988) — Illustrator — 326 eksemplarer
Violet Comes to Stay (2006) — Illustrator — 267 eksemplarer
The Bed Book (1976) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver240 eksemplarer
Journey from Peppermint Street (1800) — Illustrator — 218 eksemplarer
The Secret Seder (2005) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver190 eksemplarer
Leo the Magnificat (1996) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver176 eksemplarer
Ballerina Swan (2012) — Illustrator — 131 eksemplarer
Double Spell (1968) — Illustrator — 128 eksemplarer
Violet Goes to the Country (2007) — Illustrator — 124 eksemplarer
The Divide (1997) — Illustrator — 112 eksemplarer
Sing a Song of Piglets: A Calendar in Verse (2002) — Illustrator — 112 eksemplarer
Maxie (1970) — Illustrator — 91 eksemplarer
Beavers, Beware! (Ready-to-Read, Level 2) (1992) — Illustrator — 88 eksemplarer
The Mouse and the Elephant, (1969) — Illustrator — 79 eksemplarer
Lulu and the Witch Baby (1986) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver71 eksemplarer
Ballywhinney Girl (2012) — Illustrator — 68 eksemplarer
Tikvah: Children's Book Creators Reflect on Human Rights (2001) — Bidragyder — 61 eksemplarer
The Taxing Case of the Cows: A True Story About Suffrage (2010) — Illustrator — 57 eksemplarer
Old Home Day (1996) — Illustrator — 55 eksemplarer
Her Majesty, Grace Jones (1961) — Illustrator — 55 eksemplarer
The Twenty-Elephant Restaurant (1978) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver53 eksemplarer
Katie's Wish (2002)nogle udgaver52 eksemplarer
The Banshee (2009) — Illustrator — 47 eksemplarer
Go and Hush the Baby (1971) — Illustrator — 46 eksemplarer
Annie Flies The Birthday Bike (1993) — Illustrator — 38 eksemplarer
1, 2, I Love You (2004) — Illustrator — 33 eksemplarer
I and Sproggy (1978) — Illustrator — 27 eksemplarer
Hurry! (2000) — Illustrator — 26 eksemplarer
Molly Goes Hiking (1987) — Illustrator — 18 eksemplarer
Alice and the boa constrictor (1983) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver17 eksemplarer
Meatball (1970) — Illustrator — 17 eksemplarer
Fourth of July (1985) — Illustrator — 12 eksemplarer
The April Fool (1981) — Illustrator, nogle udgaver6 eksemplarer
My Street's a Morning Cool Street (1976) — Illustrator — 6 eksemplarer
Finding out with your senses (1971) — Illustrator — 5 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 6, February 1975 (1975) — Illustrator — 5 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 1976 (1976) — Illustrator — 4 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 3, November 1975 (1975) — Illustrator — 3 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 4, December 1974 (1974) — Illustrator — 3 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 11, July 1975 — Illustrator — 2 eksemplarer
Reading Rainbow: Amazing Grace [1993 TV episode] (1993) — Forfatter — 1 eksemplar
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 11, July 1977 — Illustrator — 1 eksemplar
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 11, July 1978 — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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Andre navne
Arnold, Emily
Fødselsdato
1939-07-01
Køn
female
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Galesburg, Illinois, USA
Bopæl
Garden City, New York, USA (childhood)
New York, USA
Uddannelse
Brown University
Columbia University (MA|Art History)
Pembroke College, Providence
Erhverv
children's book illustrator
children's book author
novelist
actress
Kort biografi
Emily Arnold was born in Galesburg, Illinois, and moved with her family to Long Island when she was five. She started to draw at about age three or four, around the same time she learned to read. At Brown University, she helped write a musical comedy and acted in plays. After graduation, she worked at an advertising agency in New York City and earned a master's degree in art history from Columbia University. In 1976, she published a short story in The Massachusetts Review, whch was followed by two novels, A Craving (1982) and Life Drawing (1986). She then began illustrating and later writing children's books. She won the 1993 Caldecott Medal for Mirette on the High Wire. In 2012, she illustrated Ballerina Swan, written by legendary New York City Ballet ballerina Allegra Kent. She has performed as an actress at Capital Rep in Albany and at The Vineyard Theater in New York City.
Oplysning om flertydighed
Emily Arnold McCully is the same person as Emily Arnold. Under the name Emily Arnold, she wrote two novels - A Craving and Life Drawing. Afterward publishing these two novels she began writing and illustrating books for children.

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One day, a mysterious stranger arrives at a boardinghouse of the widow Gateau--a sad-faced stranger, who keeps to himself. When the widow's daughter, Mirette, discovers him crossing the courtyard on air, she begs him to teach her how he does it.

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