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Title:
Catch the wind! : all about kites
Author:
Gibbons, Gail.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, 1989.
Physical Description:
28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
When two children visit Ike's Kite Shop they learn about kites and how to fly them. Includes instructions for building a kite.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780316309554
Format :
Book

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A colorful book about Katie and Sam's visit to Ike's kite shop. There they learn all about kites - who uses them, how they fly and how they land. The book includes step-by-step instructions on how to build your own kite.


Author Notes

Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

(Bowker Author Biography)