Armadillo Antics by Martin, Bill

Armadillo Antics

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2022 Gold Medal Recipient of the Moonbeam Award for Best Picture Book in the 4-8-Year-Old Category

"Armadillo Antics pays tribute to the night creatures that roamed the woods outside [Martin's and Sampson's] houses in Commerce, Texas. It's this nocturnal aspect that the talented Argentine collagist Beauvois captures so beautifully."--The New York Times

Join the Armadillo on His Nightly Romp!

Children will love the rhythm and rhyme that are hallmarks of the beloved author duo of Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 as they follow the adventurous armadillo through nighttime fun as dawn approaches.

Bill Martin Jr was the beloved author of more than three hundred books for children and teachers, including the classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.

Michael Sampson taught kindergarten through fourth grade before meeting fellow literacy expert Bill Martin Jr at a conference in Tucson, Arizona in 1978. They established a lifelong friendship and collaborated on many bestselling and award-winning books for children, including Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?



Author: Bill Martin, Michael Sampson
Publisher: Brown Books Kids
Published: 04/26/2022
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1lbs
Size: 10.28h x 10.45w x 0.43d
ISBN: 9781612545479
Audience: Ages 4-8


Award: Benjamin Franklin Award - Silver Medal Winner
Award: Benjamin Franklin Award - Silver Medal Winner


Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 02/07/2022
Foreword 02/27/2022
School Library Journal 05/20/2022 pg. 1
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2022
Booklist 05/13/2022

About the Author
Martin, Bill: -

Bill
Martin Jr
was the beloved author of more than three hundred books for children
and teachers, including the classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You
See?
, which was illustrated by his friend Eric Carle, and Chicka Chicka
Boom Boom,
illustrated by Lois Ehlert. Bill was elected to the
Reading Hall of Fame by the International Literacy Association. The Bill Martin, Jr.
Picture Book Award, which is the Kansas State award for best children's picture book, was
established in his name in 1996. Bill wrote Armadillo Antics with
Michael Sampson when he moved to Texas, in honor of the fun, inquisitive
creatures that roamed the woods outside his house.

Sampson, Michael: -

Michael Sampson taught kindergarten
through fourth grade before meeting fellow literacy expert Bill Martin Jr at a
conference in Tucson, Arizona in 1978. They established a lifelong friendship
and collaborated on many bestselling and award-winning books for children,
including Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 and Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You
See?
Sampson often speaks at schools, book
festivals, and literacy conferences, where he is known for his high-energy,
entertaining performances. Dr. Sampson is a Fulbright Scholar and a professor
of literacy at St. John's University in New York City.

Beauvois, Nathalie: -

Nathalie
Beauvois
has a
graphic design background in advertising and has also studied industrial
design. Nathalie started her career in the art departments of ad agencies and
eventually transitioned into freelance illustrating. Since then, she has
illustrated dozens of books and hundreds of magazines in countries all over the
world. Her creations always start the traditional way--with paper and pencil. Depending on the visual task at hand,
she mixes in techniques such as watercolor, collage, vector drawing, and Photoshop coloring and texturizing. When not playing with the antics of
armadillos, she is happily living and working in Argentina with her family.

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