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Title:
Happy birthday, Sam
Author:
Hutchins, Pat, 1942-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Greenwillow Books, [1978]

©1978
Summary:
Sam's birthday brings a solution to several of his problems.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
480 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.8 0.5 36000.
ISBN:
9780688801601

9780688841607
Format :
Book

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Status
Lancaster Library PIC.BK. Juvenile Fiction Picture Books
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Summary

This is for all children who believe getting older means growing bigger. "A cheerful, gentle book . . . It conveys that resourcefulness, not inches, is what does the trick".--School Library Journal (starred review). Also, an ALA Notable Book. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Summary

This is for all children who believe getting older means growing bigger. "A cheerful, gentle book . . . It conveys that resourcefulness, not inches, is what does the trick".--School Library Journal (starred review). Also, an ALA Notable Book. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


Author Notes

Pat Hutchins was born Patricia Goundry on June 18, 1942 in Yorkshire, England. In 1958 at the age sixteen, she won a scholarship to attend the Darlington School of Art, where she studied for three years. Then she attended the Leeds College of Art, where studied illustration.

After graduating in 1962, she moved to London. She worked as a junior art director at the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency. She met her husband there and after they were married, her husband was transferred by the advertising company to head up its New York office.

While in New York, she met the editor-in-chief of the children's department at Macmillan, who encouraged her to write and illustrate her own story. Her first book, Rosie's Walk, was published in 1968 and was a 1968 ALA Notable Book. She wrote more than 40 books for young readers including Titch, Don't Forget the Bacon!, 1 Hunter, Good-Night, Owl!, and The Doorbell Rang. In 1974, The Wind Blew won the Kate Greenaway Medal. She died on November 7, 2017 at the age of 75.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Pat Hutchins was born Patricia Goundry on June 18, 1942 in Yorkshire, England. In 1958 at the age sixteen, she won a scholarship to attend the Darlington School of Art, where she studied for three years. Then she attended the Leeds College of Art, where studied illustration.

After graduating in 1962, she moved to London. She worked as a junior art director at the J. Walter Thompson advertising agency. She met her husband there and after they were married, her husband was transferred by the advertising company to head up its New York office.

While in New York, she met the editor-in-chief of the children's department at Macmillan, who encouraged her to write and illustrate her own story. Her first book, Rosie's Walk, was published in 1968 and was a 1968 ALA Notable Book. She wrote more than 40 books for young readers including Titch, Don't Forget the Bacon!, 1 Hunter, Good-Night, Owl!, and The Doorbell Rang. In 1974, The Wind Blew won the Kate Greenaway Medal. She died on November 7, 2017 at the age of 75.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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