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Description - Balderdash! by Michelle Markel

This rollicking and fascinating picture book biography chronicles the life of the first pioneer of children's books-John Newbery himself. While most children's books in the 18th century contained lessons and rules, John Newbery imagined them overflowing with entertaining stories, science and games. He believed that every book should be made for the reader's enjoyment. Newbery-for whom the prestigious Newbery Medal is named-became a celebrated author and publisher, changing the world ofchildren's books forever. This book about his life and legacy is as full of energy and delight as any young reader could wish.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780811879224
ISBN-10: 0811879224
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 279mm x mm)
Pages: 44
Imprint: Chronicle Books
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Michelle Markel

Michelle Markel writes informative, enjoyable children's books at her home in Los Angeles. Nancy Carpenter has illustrated over 30 books for children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.

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