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What Do You Do, Dear?

Written by Sesyle Joslin & illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Published by HarperCollins US
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Sep 25, 1961
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 What do you do when:

  • a lady polar bear walks into your igloo in a white fur coat?
  • the lady you are forcing to walk the plank drops her handkerchief?
  • you meet someone coming the other way on a circus tightrope?

This is the funniest book on good behavior you’ll ever read!

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Who Wrote What Do You Do, Dear?

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Sesyle Joslin

<p>Sesyle Joslin is the author of <em>What Do You Say, Dear?</em>, which was named an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a Caldecott Honor Book.</p>

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Who Illustrated What Do You Do, Dear?

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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:
9780064431132
Publication Date:
September 25, 1961
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0064431134

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