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My First Easter Board book – January 24, 2008
Caillou, Easter Egg Surprise
Caillou loves hunting for eggs, but it's even more fun hiding eggs for Rosie to find. This books includes a reusable stencil for you to create your own Caillou-inspired Easter art. Hardcover
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It drove him through the years of teaching, designing greeting cards and stage sets, and painting church murals until 1965, when he illustrated his first children's book, Sound, by Lisa Miller for Coward-McCann. Eventually, freed of other obligations, he plunged full time into both writing and illustrating children's books.
He names Fra Angelico and Giotto, Georges Rouault, and Ben Shahn as major influences on his work, but he soon found his own unique style. His particular way with color, line, detail, and design have earned him many of the most prestigious awards in his field, among them a Caldecott Honor Award for Strega Nona, the Smithsonian Medal from the Smithsonian Institution, the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for his ""singular attainment in children's literature,"" the Catholic Library Association's Regina Medal for his ""continued distinguished contribution,"" and the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion. He was also the 1990 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration.
Tomie dePaola has published almost 200 children's books in fifteen different countries. He remains one of the most popular creators of books for children, receiving more than 100,000 fan letters each year.
Tomie lives in an interesting house in New Hampshire with his four dogs. His studio is in a large renovated 200-year-old barn.
- He has been published for over 30 years.
- Over 5 million copies of his books have sold worldwide.
- His books have been published in over 15 different countries.
- He receives nearly 100,000 fan letters each year.
Tomie dePaola has received virtually every significant recognition for his books in the children's book world, including:
- Caldecott Honor Award from American Library Association
- Newbery Honor Award from American Library Association
- Smithson Medal from Smithsonian Institution
- USA nominee in illustration for Hans Christian Andersen Medal
- Regina Medal from Catholic Library Association
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My friend from church enjoys reading dePaola books to her two year old grandchild.Published 1 month ago by JPL
Arrived shortly after I ordered it and was just as described. Thanks so much!Published 7 months ago by Rebecca H.
this was for my son's godson and he loves it read it over and over to himPublished 9 months ago by Kim
Great first Easter book. Short, simple text. Nice illustrations. No overly complex topics. It was exactly what we were looking for.Published 9 months ago by Jessica Lyons
This was the best Easter book we got this year. Very good for little ones to discover what happens at Easter.Published 10 months ago by Julie Ieronymides
It is an ok book regarding a first easter. My daughter liked to look at the pictures, I am indifferent towards it. Nothing specialPublished 11 months ago by obrooks