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Best wishes / by Cynthia Rylant ; photographs by Carlo Ontal.

By: Rylant, Cynthia.
Contributor(s): Ontal, Carlo [ill.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Meet the author (Katonah, N.Y.): Publisher: Katonah, N.Y. : R.C. Owen Publishers, c1992Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1878450204; 9781878450203.Subject(s): Rylant, Cynthia -- Juvenile literature | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Best wishes.DDC classification: 813/.54 | B Summary: Children's author Cynthia Rylant describes her life and writing process and how they are interwoven.
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Children's author Cynthia Rylant describes her life and writing process and how they are interwoven.

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Cynthia Rylant was born on June 6, 1954 in Hopewell, Virginia. She attended and received degrees at Morris Harvey College, Marshall University, and Kent State University. <p> Rylant worked as an English professor and at the children's department of a public library, where she first discovered her love of children's literature. <p> She has written more than 100 children's books in English and Spanish, including works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novel Missing May won the 1993 Newbery Medal and A Fine White Dust was a 1987 Newbery Honor book. Rylant wrote A Kindness, Soda Jerk, and A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories, which were named as Best Book for Young Adults. When I was Young in the Mountains and The Relatives Came won the Caldecott Award. <p> She has many popular picture books series, including Henry and Mudge, Mr. Putter and Tabby and High-Rise Private Eyes. (Bowker Author Biography)

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