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A splash of red : the life and art of Horace Pippin / written by Jen Bryant ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

Author/Creator:
Bryant, Jennifer.
Other Title:
Life and art of Horace Pippin
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
[36] unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946 -- Juvenile literature.
Pippin, Horace.
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946.
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946.
African American painters -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
JUVENILE NONFICTION -- Biography & Autobiography -- Art.
African American painters -- Biography.
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
African American painters.
Painters.
United States.
African Americans -- United States -- Biography.
Painters -- United States -- Biography.
Childrens subjects:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946 -- Juvenile literature.
African American painters -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Painters -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Form/Genre:
Picture books for children.
Biographies.
Biography.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Literature.
Picture books for children.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Presents an illustrated introduction to the life and work of artist Horace Pippin, describing his childhood love for drawing and the World War I injury that challenged his career.
Notes:
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf."
"The text of this book is set in 19-point Galena Condensed."
"The illustrations were created using watercolor, gouache, and mixed media."
"January 2013 ... First Edition"
Includes bibliographical references.
Schneider Family Book Award Children's Book Winner.
Robert F. Sibert Information Book Medal Honor, 2014.
ALSC Notable Children's Book, 2014.
Junior Library Guild Selection
Schneider Family Book Award.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained with stickers for "The Robert F. Sibert Honor Book" and "Schneider Family Book Award" pasted on front.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2013
Contributor:
Sweet, Melissa, 1956- illustrator.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9780375867125
0375867120
9780375967122
0375967125
OCLC:
775779492
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