Sailaway Home

Sailaway Home

by Bruce Degen

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Overview

After sailing away on the high sea and in the sky, this young pig knows that home is the best place to be.

Author Biography: Bruce Degen's involvement with art has ranged from painting and printmaking to teaching art in New York City schools and directing an artist's lithography studio in Israel. The humor, warmth and fantasy of children's books attracted him to illustrating, and he now has over two dozen books to his credit, including the pictures for Mary DeBall Kwitz's Early I Can Read Book Little Chick's Big Day(an Intrnational Reading Association/Children's Book Council Joint Committee Children's Choice for 1982). He is also the author/illustrator of Aunt Possum and The Pumpkin Manand the I Can read Book, The Little Witch and The Riddle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780590464437
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/1996
Series: Fiction Picture Book Ser.
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.83(w) x 9.39(h) x 0.42(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Bruce Degen is the bestselling author and illustrator of the beloved, perennial favorite Jamberry and numerous award-winning books for children. He is the author and illustrator of Daddy Is a Doodlebug and Sailaway Home as well as the illustrator of the highly acclaimed Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole; the ever-popular Jesse Bear books by Nancy White Carlstrom; Jazzmatazz! by Stephanie Calmenson; and Shirley's Wonderful Baby by Valiska Gregory (available at your local library).

Bruce Degen's involvement with art has ranged from painting and printmaking to teaching art in New York City schools and directing an artists' lithography studio in Israel. Mr. Degen studied art at the Cooper Union and Pratt Institute. He was born in Brooklyn, New York—just like Charlie Muttnik—and now lives with his family in Connecticut.

Bruce Degen is the bestselling author and illustrator of the beloved, perennial favorite Jamberry and numerous award-winning books for children. He is the author and illustrator of Daddy Is a Doodlebug and Sailaway Home as well as the illustrator of the highly acclaimed Magic School Bus series by Joanna Cole; the ever-popular Jesse Bear books by Nancy White Carlstrom; Jazzmatazz! by Stephanie Calmenson; and Shirley's Wonderful Baby by Valiska Gregory (available at your local library).

Bruce Degen's involvement with art has ranged from painting and printmaking to teaching art in New York City schools and directing an artists' lithography studio in Israel. Mr. Degen studied art at the Cooper Union and Pratt Institute. He was born in Brooklyn, New York—just like Charlie Muttnik—and now lives with his family in Connecticut.

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