The Name Game

By Donna Jackson; Ted Stearn (Illustrator)
(Viking Juvenile, Hardcover, 9780670011971, 64pp.)

Publication Date: May 28, 2009

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Did you ever wish your initials spelled something? (Or didn?t?) Do you know if you have a Googlegänger? Can your name influence the kind of person you are? or what you do?

When it comes to names, everyone has an opinion, and award-winning nonfiction author Donna Jackson explores the fascinating?and inspiring?subject with her familiar, straightforward reporting style. Combined with cartoonist Ted Stearn?s hilarious line drawings, this is a picture book that curious minds of all ages will devour.

About the Author

Donna Jackson is the awardwinning author of In Your Face (Viking), The Bone Detectives, and many other outstanding nonfiction books for children. She lives with her family in Louisville, Colorado.

Ted Stearn is an illustrator and storyboard artist for several animated cartoons, including King of the Hill and Drawn Together. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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