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I'll Be You and You Be Me

Written by Ruth Krauss & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
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May 22, 1954
Publication Date
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Pages
4-8
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From the team that brought us A Hole Is To Dig, here’s another romp through the wild and wonderful imagination of children.

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Themes:
friendship
Categories:
classics
Genres:
fiction
poetry

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Who Wrote I'll Be You and You Be Me

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Ruth Krauss

<p>Ruth Krauss’s beloved picture books include two Caldecott Honor Books, <em>The Happy Day</em>, illustrated by Marc Simont, and <em>A Very Special House</em>, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the perennial favorite <em>A Hole is to Dig</em>, also illustrated by Mr. Sendak.</p>

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Who Illustrated I'll Be You and You Be Me

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY. He received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for <i>Where the Wild Things Are</i>. In 1970 he received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and he remains the only American ever awarded this honor. In 1983, Sendak received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award from the American Library Association, given in recognition of his entire body of work. He also received a 1996 National Medal of Arts in recognition of his contribution of arts in America. He illustrated over 80 books. He died May 8, 2012.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780060284596
Publication Date:
May 22, 1954
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0060284595

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