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Nikolenka's Childhood: An Edition for Young Readers

Written by Leo Tolstoy & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by Pantheon Books
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Who Wrote Nikolenka's Childhood: An Edition for Young Readers

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Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was born in 1928 in Yasnaya Polyana, Tula Province, Russia, into a family of the old nobility. His best-known works include War and Peace, Anna Karenina, and Resurrection. During the Revolution of 1905, he came out on the side of the Russian peasantry, but in accordance with his doctrine, he categorically opposed revolutionary violence. He died in 1910.

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Who Illustrated Nikolenka's Childhood: An Edition for Young Readers

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Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak received the 1964 Caldecott Medal for Where the Wild Things Are. 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.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781499974164
Publication Date:
January 1, 1963

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