Publication Date: September 2012
List Price: $17.99*
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Julie Downing has written and/or illustrated over 30 picture books. For Clarion, she has illustrated The Firekeeper s Son by Linda Sue Park, among others. Her books have received a Parents Choice Award and a New York Public Library Best Books Award. She lives in San Francisco, California. For more information visit www.juliedowning.com.
"Craftily mining the personalities of each woman, Downing contributes watercolor and colored pencil portraits of the mothers on their home turfs, humorously underscoring their many diverse eccentricities."—Publishers Weekly
"Young readers will enjoy perusing this engaging and utterly browsable collection of quick facts about these little-known, but very important women."—School Library Journal
"Colorfully illustrated and surprisingly entertaining."—Booklist