Cover image for Me and my captain : story and pictures
Title:
Me and my captain : story and pictures
Author:
Goffstein, M. B.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Farrar/Straus/Giroux, 1974.
Physical Description:
31 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Summary:
A small wooden doll imagines what her life would be like with the captain of the fishing boat anchored on the window sill below her shelf.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780374349011
Format :
Book

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Marilyn Brooke Goffstein was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on December 20, 1940. She received a B.A. from Bennington College in 1962. After graduating, she moved to New York City and pursued illustration work while working part-time as a bookseller. Her first picture book, The Gats!, was published in 1966. She published under the pen names M. B. Goffstein and Brooke Goffstein. She also wrote young adult novels and published work for adults. Her works included Neighbors, My Editor, Brooke's Last Words, and Fish for Supper, which received a Caldecott Honor in 1977. For many years she taught children's book illustration at Parsons School of Design in New York and was also an instructor at the University of Minnesota's Split Rock summer program. She died after a long illness on December 20, 2017 at the age of 77.

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