Friday, July 30, 2010

1st August Gail Gibbons (1944)

American Gail Gibbons seems to have written and illustrated a book on every conceivable subject there is. She is a prolific non-fiction writer and while many of her books seem simple compared to a more robust non-fiction title that includes photographs, headings, a glossary and a myriad of other non-fiction components, they do provide factual information, and often just the right amount, for the very young children who frequent my library. Used together with photographs they still have a place.

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