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Fascinating facts about historic people ...
Fascinating facts about historic people and places complement Melmed's lively, informative verse, and Frané Lessac captures the unique brilliance of the city with her detailed, accessible, folk-style artwork.
Author Biography: Laura Krauss Melmed grew up in New York City, where the library was one of her favorite places. I was always staggering home with giant armloads of books, she says, and I must have read every fairytale book there was.The red one, the blue one, the green one all of them.
Laura s first book, The Rainbabies, with illustrations by Jim LaMarche, was published to critical acclaim in 1992. Her second book, The First Song Ever Sung, with illustrations by Ed Young, was published in 1993. I Love You As Much , with illustrations by Henri Sorensen,is her third book. She lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband and their three children.
Rhyming text and illustrations present the sights of Washington, D.C., from A to Z.