Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart

by Vera B. Williams

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Overview

Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart by Vera B. Williams

Essie is smart. She can read hard library books and make cocoa. Amber is brave. She isn't afraid of the rat in the wall or of climbing up in high places. Amber and Essie are sisters and best friends. Together, they can do anything.

Ages 7+

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060571825
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/02/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 374,777
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.62(h) x 0.00(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.


Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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Amber Was Brave, Essie Was Smart (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
PortraitWords More than 1 year ago
I haven't read this book in about 10 years, but I remember it making me cry. It is a beautiful book that is really touching, and I definitely recommend it to everyone.
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I like this book because each poem has somethingto do with the poem before.