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In Plain Sight: A Game

In Plain Sight: A Game

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Overview

Sophie lives with Mama and Daddy and Grandpa, who spends his days by the window. Every day after school, it's Grandpa whom Sophie runs to.

"Here I am, Grandpa!"
"Ah, Sophie, how was your day?"

As Sophie and her grandpa talk, he asks her to find items he's "lost" throughout the day, guiding Sophie on a tour through his daily life and connecting their generations in this sweet, playful picture book from Richard Jackson, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist and Laura Ingalls Wilder Award winner Jerry Pinkney.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626722552
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 535,618
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Richard Jackson, co-founder of Bradbury Press, Orchard Books, and DK Ink, has been an editor and publisher since 1962. He is the author of Have A Look, Says Book, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, and lives in Towson, Maryland.

Jerry Pinkney (1939-2021) was the author and illustrator of more than one hundred books for young readers, including The Lion and the Mouse, for which he earned the Caldecott Medal. He also received five Caldecott Honors, six Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards, four Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honors, five New York Times Best Illustrated Book awards, the Children’s Literature Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement, an induction into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame, and an appointment to the National Council on the Arts by President George W. Bush in 2003.

The first children’s book artist elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Pinkney retold such fairy tales as The Little Mermaid, Aesop’s Fables, and Little Red Riding Hood, and he illustrated many stories celebrating Black culture including Patricia C. McKissack’s Mirandy and Brother Wind, Julius Lester’s John Henry, and Richard Jackson’s In Plain Sight.

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