Item description for Gente/ People by Peter Spier...
Gente/ People by Peter Spier
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 10.25" Height: 13.25" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1987
Publisher Lectorum Publications
ISBN 8426436048 ISBN13 9788426436047
Availability 0 units.
More About Peter Spier
On his arrival in the United States in 1952, PETER SPIER became one of this country's most popular and renowned illustrators. His books, acclaimed by critics and readers alike, have won numerous awards and honors: Noah's Ark won the Caldecott Medal and The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night was a Caldecott Honor Book. People was awarded the Christopher Medal and was also nominated for an American Book Award and received the National Mass Media Award from the National Conference of Christians and Jews for "outstanding contributions to better human relations and the cause of brotherhood." Mr. Spier was born and educated in Amsterdam. Before coming to the United States he served in the Royal Dutch Navy. He illustrated over one hundred books, and his work can be found in museums and private collections across the country. In addition to illustrating and writing, Mr. Spier was an avid and celebrated builder of model ships. Peter Spier died in 2017, at the age of 89.
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