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Steam! Taming the River Monster

Written by Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin and illustrated by Sue Todd
Published by Red Chair Press
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In 1807, folks living along the Hudson River saw a strange fire-breathing monster churning the waters. The sight of Robert Fulton’s Clermont created havoc on the shore and river. One of the on-lookers, a young Brenton Dixon, got a job aboard the steamboat and assisted Fulton and his crew. Brenton continued working on steamboats throughout their great pre-Civil War heyday. One of ten plays in the Setting the Stage for Fluency series.

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Sue Todd

Sue Todd is an award-winning illustrator living in Toronto, Ontario. She is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art (now ocad University). Sue began her career as a freelance designer in retail advertising. For a more creative outlet,she took up linoleum carving, an ancient printmaking technique similar to woodcut, and developed a unique style of art that led to a career in illustration. This is Sue’s second book with Eric Walters, following An African Alphabet (see page 78). For more information, visit www.suetodd.com.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1939656753
ISBN 13:
9781939656759
Publication Date:
January 1, 2015