Under my nose / by Lois Ehlert ; photographs by Carlo Ontal.Material type: TextSeries: Meet the author (Katonah, N.Y.): Publisher: Katonah, N.Y. : Richard C. Owen, c1996Description: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 1572740272; 9781572740273Subject(s): Ehlert, Lois -- Juvenile literature | Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature | Illustration of books -- Juvenile literature | Authors, American | Authors, American 20th century Biography Juvenile literature | Children's literature Authorship Juvenile literature | Ehlert, Lois | Ehlert, Lois Juvenile literature | Illustration of books Juvenile literature | Illustrators | Illustrators United States Biography Juvenile literature | Women BiographyDDC classification: 813/.54 | B LOC classification: PS3555.H55 | Z477 1996Other classification: 17.87 | 17.97 | 18.06 | 7,26 Summary: Author and illustrator of books for young people, Lois Ehlert, shares how she interweaves her creative process with her daily routine.
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Author and illustrator of books for young people, Lois Ehlert, shares how she interweaves her creative process with her daily routine.
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School Library Journal ReviewGr 2-4-This series invites readers to enjoy a personal yet informal author visit complete with full-color photographs. The brilliance and enthusiasm of Ehlert's art and the excitement of her writing radiate from her personality. Her eyes are always open to a world of color where words and pictures tell a story. Children also catch a glimpse into her daily life and into her childhood photograph album to meet her family and chuckle at her young nephew's original portrait of her. She advises young students to learn everything about art and writing and "keep your eyes open." From thumbnail sketches to final publication, Ehlert takes readers through each step in the publication process, showing her art of collage, communication with her editor, and final manuscript. The text is brief-two to three sentences per page-and the format is open and inviting. A welcome look at a popular author and illustrator.-Patricia Mahoney Brown, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, Kenmore, NY (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsLois Ehlert was born November 9, 1934, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the Layton School of Art. She has also worked as an art teacher, freelance illustrator, and designer. Her work as an author and an illustrator has appeared in countless publications and has received numerous awards and honors.
In addition to creating books, Ehlert has produced toys, games, clothes for children, posters, brochures, catalogs, and banners. She has received the Caldecott Honor Book, 1989, for Color Zoo, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Snowballs, the Booklist Editors' Choice for Cuckoo/Cucú: A Mexican Folktale/Un Cuento Folklórico Mexicano, the IRA Teachers' Choice and NCTE Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts for Feathers for Lunch, the American Library Association Notable Children's Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.
(Bowker Author Biography)