I am Jim Henson

I am Jim Henson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780525428503
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 01/10/2017
Series: Ordinary People Change the World Series
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 46,206
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 630L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My SonHeroes for My Daughter, and a number of suspense novels for adults. He is also the host of the History Channel television shows Brad Meltzer’s Decoded and Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children.

Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including Franklin Richards: Son of a GeniusPet Avengers, and Cow Boy, all of which he wrote and illustrated. He is also the illustrator of The Rabbit Who Wants to Go to Harvard. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their identical twin sons.

Hometown:

Florida

Date of Birth:

1970

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

B.A., University of Michigan; J.D., Columbia University

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I am Jim Henson 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ConfuzzledShannon More than 1 year ago
A small biography for kids about one of the most inventive people to have existed, Jim Henson. Henson was creator to puppets he called muppets and a show they frequented called Sesame Street. Kids are introduced to the kind and wondrous mind of Jim Henson. We see how he came with the idea of muppets, including his first muppet Kermit The Frog. He went to create movies that are family friendly and make shows that teach children to read, count, be imaginative and dream big. Those movies and tv shows are still just as good as the day they were made. The art is fun and cute. Throughout the whole book Jim Henson is drawn with his trademark beard and long hair even when we see him as a child. I think it’s a book Henson would found humorous and worthy of praise. This book and the others in the series are a great introduction into biography of many influential minds of the world.