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In Plain Sight: A Game

Written by Richard Jackson & illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Published by Roaring Brook Press
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Sophie lives with Mama and Daddy and Grandpa, who spends his days by the window. Every day after school, it’s Grandpa whom Sophie runs to. “Here I am, Grandpa!” “Ah, Sophie, how was your day?” As Sophie and her grandpa talk, he asks her to find items he’s “lost” throughout the day, guiding Sophie on a tour through his daily life and connecting their generations in this sweet, playful picture book from Richard Jackson, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist and Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner Jerry Pinkney.

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Who Wrote In Plain Sight: A Game

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Richard Jackson

Richard Jackson has been an editor/publisher of children’s books since 1962. He gave the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture in 2005, the year of his official retirement, but is still working in 2016, the year his first picture book appeared: Have a Look, Says Book illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. He wrote In Plain Sight, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, which was published by Roaring Brook Press. He lives with his wife and near his grandchildren in Towson, Maryland.

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Who Illustrated In Plain Sight: A Game

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Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney is one of America’s most admired children’s book illustrators. He has won the Caldecott Medal and five Caldecott Honors, five Coretta Scott King Awards, five <i>New York Times</i> Ten Best Illustrated Awards, the Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and the Society of Illustrators’ Original Art Show Lifetime Achievement Award, and many other prizes and honors. Recently a member of the National Council of the Arts and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has also served on the U.S. Postal Service Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee. His artwork has been exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the country, including the Art Institute of Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Schomburg Center, and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Jerry Pinkney lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Westchester County, New York.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781626722552
Publication Date:
September 20, 2016
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1626722552

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