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People

By Peter Spier, Peter Spier (Illustrated by)

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Format: Paperback, 48 pages
Other Information: colour illustrations
Published In: United States, 31 December 1980
"The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents." -- "Publishers Weekly," starred review."A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age." -- "School Library Journal." The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

About the Author

On his arrival in the United States in 1952, PETER SPIER became one of this country's most popular and renowned illustrators. His books, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, have won numerous awards and honors: Noah's Ark won the Caldecott Medal and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night was a Caldecott Honor Book. People was awarded the Christopher Medal and was also nominated for an American Book Award and received the National Mass Media Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews for "outstanding contributions to better human relations and the cause of brotherhood." Mr. Spier was born and educated in Amsterdam. Before coming to the United States he served in the Royal Dutch Navy. He illustrated over one hundred books, and his work can be found in museums and private collections across the country. In addition to illustrating and writing, Mr. Spier was an avid and celebrated builder of model ships. Peter Spier died in 2017, at the age of 89.

Reviews

"The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review. "A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age." -- School Library Journal. The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. -The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents.- -- Publishers Weekly, starred review. -A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age.- -- School Library Journal. The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. "The Caldecott Medalist has created his mostambitious and impressive picture book so far, withminutely detailed and exquisite paintings of humanbeings on all four continents."-- Publishers Weekly, starredreview. "A wonderful introduction to a globalview that will answer and arouse curiosity in theyoung and act as an absorbing reminder for any age."-- School Library Journal. TheChristopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick ofthe Lists." "The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents." -- "Publishers Weekly", starred review. "A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age." -- "School Library Journal". The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. " The Caldecott Medalist has created his most ambitious and impressive picture book so far, with minutely detailed and exquisite paintings of human beings on all four continents." -- "Publishers Weekly," starred review. " A wonderful introduction to a global view that will answer and arouse curiosity in the young and act as an absorbing reminder for any age." -- "School Library Journal." The Christopher Award, An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists.

EAN: 9780385244695
ISBN: 038524469X
Publisher: Anchor Books
Dimensions: 32.77 x 25.15 x 0.51 centimetres (0.24 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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