This biography introduces readers to Jerry Pinkney, illustrator of more than 100 childrens books, including the award-winning The Lion and the Mouse. Readers will learn about Pinkneys childhood in Pennsylvania and his current family life in New York State, his early interest in drawing, and the inspiration behind his traditional African-American stories such as John Henry and The Talking Eggs. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Pinkneys family, his life as an illustrator, and his beloved works, including The Patchwork Quilt. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
  • ISBN13: 9781617832475
  • Publisher: Checkerboard Books
  • Pubilcation Year: 2012
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 00021
FormatLibrary Binding
SeriesCheckerboard Biography Library: Children's Illustrators
Publication DateJanuary 1, 2012
Primary CategoryJuvenile Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography - General

Jerry Pinkney (Pack of 12)

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