Jerry Pinkney

Jerry Pinkney


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Explore the life and career of writer and poet Jerry Pinkney, author of Soapstone Signs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515735625
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Your Favorite Authors
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Lisa M. Bolt Simons, a teacher by day, has published several nonfiction children’s books, as well as articles in various publications. She’s been awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant, a McKnight Artist Fellowship for Writers/Loft Award in Children’s Literature Honorable Mention, and a Shabo Award from The Loft Literary Center. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and teen twins.

Michael Byers uses his optimistic and whimsical attitude to create fun, dynamic, and emotionally driven illustrations. His line work is deliberate and full of energy achieving an instant organic feel to his images. Michael loves a great cup of coffee, listening to great music, and watching stand up comedy. He lives in lovely Hamilton, Ontario, Canada with his wife and two cats. When he's not doing illustrations you can find him drawing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Artist As a Living 4

Chapter 2 Encouragement and Honors 8

Chapter 3 "Storyteller at Heart" 12

Chapter 4 Lifetime Artist 20

Timeline 22

Glossary 23


Internet Sites 24

Index 24


Kids love to learn about the authors of their favorite books. Easy-to-read biographies, fun illustrations, and informative fact boxes will feed a young reader's need to find out more.

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