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Un Día Feliz: The Happy Day (Spanish Edition)
Contributor(s): Krauss, Ruth (Author), Simont, Marc (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064434141     ISBN-13: 9780064434140
Publisher: HarperCollins Espanol
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Language: Spanish
Published: August 1995

Annotation: La nieve cae. Todos los animales duermen profundamente en sus refugios. Se despiertan y abren los ojos. Olfatean algo y salen corriendo. Que encontraran?
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Science & Nature - General
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - Hispanic & Latino
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 94037256
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 320(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.16" H x 8.47" W x 11.61" (0.34 lbs) 36 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Hispanic
- Religious Orientation - Christian
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1995 pg. 99 - Superior,Well Above Average
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Publisher Description:
A playful tale of forest animals as they awaken from their winter slumber, start running through the woods, and happen upon a magical discovery'a beautiful yellow flower sprouting out of the snow.

Contributor Bio(s): Krauss, Ruth: -

Ruth Krauss was one of the most widely celebrated children's book authors of all time. Her long list of award-winning books includes The Carrot Seed, The Happy Day, A Hole Is to Dig, Open House for Butterflies, A Very Special House, and many others. Her books continue to be read and cherished by children throughout the world.

Simont, Marc: -

Marc Simont was born in 1915 in Paris. His parents were from the Catalonia region of Spain, and his childhood was spent in France, Spain, and the United States. Encouraged by his father, Joseph Simont, an artist and staff illustrator for the magazine L'Illustration, Marc Simont drew from a young age. Though he later attended art school in Paris and New York, he considers his father to have been his greatest teacher.

When he was nineteen, Mr. Simont settled in America permanently, determined to support himself as an artist. His first illustrations for a children's book appeared in 1939. Since then, Mr. Simont has illustrated nearly a hundred books, working with authors as diverse as Margaret Wise Brown and James Thurber. He won a Caldecott Honor in 1950 for illustrating Ruth Krauss's The Happy Day, and in in 1957 he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his pictures in A Tree is Nice, by Janice May Udry.

Internationally acclaimed for its grace, humor, and beauty, Marc Simont's art is in collections as far afield at the Kijo Picture Book Museum in Japan, but the honor he holds most dear is having been chosen as the 1997 Illustrator of the Year in his native Catalonia. Mr. Simont and his wife have one grown son, two dogs and a cat. They live in West Cornwall, Connecticut. Marc Simont's most recent book is The Stray Dog.

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