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Ann McGovern (1930–2015)

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Ann McGovern was born in New York City on May 25, 1930. She attended the University of New Mexico. At the age of 22, she worked at Little Golden Books, and wrote several books for the company, most of them based on popular children's cartoons and programs. After leaving Little Golden Books, she vis mere worked as a freelance writer before taking a position with Random House in the editorial department. During her time there, she wrote Why It's a Holiday in 1960. She then worked as an editor at Scholastic for 13 years before becoming a full time author. She wrote 55 books during her lifetime including the If You... series, Stone Soup, The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving, Little Wolf, Shark Lady: True Adventures of Eugenie Clark, The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson, Runaway Slave: The Story of Harriet Tubman, and Zoo, Where Are You?. She died on August 8, 2015 at the age of 85. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre


Værker af Ann McGovern

Stone Soup (1971) 2,631 eksemplarer
If You Lived in Colonial Times (1964) 2,561 eksemplarer
If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620 (1969) 2,350 eksemplarer
If You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln (1966) 1,595 eksemplarer
The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving (1973) 1,591 eksemplarer
If You Lived with the Sioux Indians (1972) 1,473 eksemplarer
Aesop's Fables (Apple Classics) (1963) 1,046 eksemplarer
If You Lived 100 Years Ago (1999) 889 eksemplarer
Too Much Noise (1967) 754 eksemplarer
Christopher Columbus (1962) 493 eksemplarer
Treasury of Christmas Stories (1960) — Redaktør — 315 eksemplarer
Arrow Book of Poetry (1965) 175 eksemplarer
The Lady in the Box (1997) 169 eksemplarer
Questions and Answers About Sharks (1976) 161 eksemplarer
Sharks (1834) 152 eksemplarer
Little Whale (1830) 140 eksemplarer
The Desert Beneath the Sea (1991) 126 eksemplarer
Nicholas Bentley Stoningpot III (1982) 61 eksemplarer
Little humpback whale (1979) 49 eksemplarer
Little Wolf (1966) 40 eksemplarer
Black Is Beautiful (1969) 37 eksemplarer
Happy Silly Birthday to Me (1750) 32 eksemplarer
Ghostly Fun (1970) 29 eksemplarer
Why It's a Holiday (1960) 28 eksemplarer
Barrel of Chuckles (1960) 26 eksemplarer
Summer Daze (1961) 24 eksemplarer
Huckleberry Hound Builds a House (1959) 23 eksemplarer
If You Lived with the Circus (1971) 23 eksemplarer
Great Gorillas (1980) 21 eksemplarer
Rocky and His Friends (1955) 20 eksemplarer
Zoo, where are you? (1964) 18 eksemplarer
Night Dive (1984) 18 eksemplarer
Ghostly Giggles (1972) 14 eksemplarer
Ruff and Reddy (1959) 13 eksemplarer
Annie Oakley and the Rustlers (1955) 10 eksemplarer
Song about Black (1970) 10 eksemplarer
Scram, Kid! (1974) 9 eksemplarer
Mr. Skinner's skinny house (1980) 9 eksemplarer
Eggs on Your Nose (1987) 9 eksemplarer
Hee Haw (1969) 7 eksemplarer
Winky Dink A Little Golden Book (1956) 7 eksemplarer
Roy Rogers and the Mountain Lion (1955) 7 eksemplarer
Who has a secret? (2011) 6 eksemplarer
Greg's mask (2001) 4 eksemplarer
Huckleberry Hound Safety Signs (1961) 4 eksemplarer
The complete book of cats (1959) 3 eksemplarer
I See the Sea (1961) 2 eksemplarer
Las fabulas de Esopo (2020) 2 eksemplarer
The Magic Pot 1 eksemplar
Hee Haws (1969) 1 eksemplar
So Much Noise 1 eksemplar
Submarines 1 eksemplar

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Read many times as a kid, and though I'm not sure how faithful of a retelling this book is, I still appreciate the lessons that it contained - (un)common sense that we all need reminders for every so often.
Myridia | 7 andre anmeldelser | Jan 19, 2024 |
EducatingParents.org rating: Approved
MamaBearLendingDen | 2 andre anmeldelser | Dec 2, 2023 |
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Randolph Caldecott Medal
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