Sparky: The Life and Art Of Charles Schulz by Beverly GhermanSparky: The Life and Art Of Charles Schulz by Beverly Gherman

Sparky: The Life and Art Of Charles Schulz

byBeverly Gherman

Hardcover | April 7, 2010

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As the artist behind the beloved Peanuts comic strip for more than 50 years, Charles Schulzarguably the most famous cartoonist in the worldcreated a colorful cast of characters that continues to bring humor and comfort to millions of readers. In this distinctively designed yet highly accessible book, renowned children's biographer Beverly Gherman traces both the life events that shaped Schulz's art and the various ways in which art influenced his life in return. Acclaimed by artists ranging from Andrew Wyeth to Mo Willems, the artistic elements of Schulz's work are brought to life in a colorful layout and thoroughly explored in an enchanting text that will draw in even the most reluctant readers.
Beverly Gherman has written biographies about authors, dancers, presidents, scientists and, of course, artists. Her engaging child-accessible style has won her many fans and many awards, including a California Library Beatty Award, a Booklist Editor's Choice, an SCBWI Golden Kite Honor, a Smithsonian Notable Book, and an Oppenheimer To...
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Title:Sparky: The Life and Art Of Charles SchulzFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 8.75 × 7 × 0.75 inPublished:April 7, 2010Publisher:Chronicle BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811867900

ISBN - 13:9780811867900

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 9

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