Wing on a Flea

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THE WING ON A FLEA is the very first book Ed Emberley wrote and illustrated, published in 1962. This lovely book of line drawings about basic shapes and what they could become foreshadowed his later, well-known how-to-draw series of books. Upon its release, THE WING ON A FLEA was named one of the New York Times’ 10 best illustrated books of the year and was an ALA Notable Book. AMMO is delighted to reissue this classic Emberley title to a new generation of children.

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Overview

THE WING ON A FLEA is the very first book Ed Emberley wrote and illustrated, published in 1962. This lovely book of line drawings about basic shapes and what they could become foreshadowed his later, well-known how-to-draw series of books. Upon its release, THE WING ON A FLEA was named one of the New York Times’ 10 best illustrated books of the year and was an ALA Notable Book. AMMO is delighted to reissue this classic Emberley title to a new generation of children.

Simple rhyming text and illustrations guide the reader to see triangles, rectangles, and circles in everyday things.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316234870
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 10/1/2001
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.25 (w) x 7.87 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Ed Emberley is a Caldecott award-winning children’s book illustrator and writer who has been creating original books since the 1960s. He has written and illustrated more than 100 books, including his beloved how-to-draw books for kids. These simple and straightforward books, originally published in the 1970s and 1980s, have encouraged a generation of kids to take the drawing process step-by-step. Contemporary working artists today often cite Ed Emberley as a beloved early inspiration in their development as artists. By encouraging kids to draw using just a few simple shapes, Emberley has made drawing and creating accessible to everyone.

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