Peppe the Lamplighter

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Peppe the Lamplighter

By Elisa Bartone; Ted Lewin (Illustrator); Elisa Bartone (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780688102685, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 26, 1993


Peppe becomes a lamplighter to help support his immigrant family in turn-of-the-century New York City, despite his papa's disapproval. But when Peppe's job helps save his little sister, he earns the respect of his entire family.

About the Author

Ted Lewin's career as an artist began with illustrations for adventure magazines, but over the last thirty-five years he has devoted all of his time to writing and illustrating children's books. "Look!", his first I Like to Read(R) book, won the Correll Book Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Informational Text." " He lives in New York.