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Arthur Dorros

Author of Abuela

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Arthur Dorros, an author and occasional illustrator, was born in Washington, D.C. on May 19, 1950. He attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. degree in 1972. He received his postgraduate teaching certification from Pacific Oaks College in 1979. He has worked odd jobs in his youth such as: builder, carpenter, drafter and photographer. He was a teacher for both elementary and junior high. He was the artist in residence for more than a dozen New York public schools while running programs in creative writing and bookmaking. Some of his children's books are written in both English and Spanish. He also writes books that deal with science and nature. Ant Cities and Feel the Wind were named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association/Children's Book Council and A Tree is Growing was named an Orbis Pictus Honor Book. He has received the Reading Rainbow Review book selections award for three of his books - Alligator Shoes, Ant Cities and Abuela. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Abuela… (more)
Abuela 2,129 copies, 116 reviews
Ant Cities 1,115 copies, 15 reviews
Animal Tracks 845 copies, 6 reviews
This Is My House 570 copies, 10 reviews
Feel the Wind 490 copies, 2 reviews
Rain Forest Secrets 427 copies, 4 reviews
A Tree Is Growing 248 copies, 10 reviews
La Isla 236 copies, 13 reviews
Papá and Me 215 copies, 53 reviews
Radio Man/Don Radio 199 copies, 7 reviews
The Fungus That Ate My School 191 copies, 11 reviews
Me and My Shadow 149 copies, 6 reviews
Tonight Is Carnaval 127 copies, 3 reviews
Alligator Shoes 110 copies, 2 reviews
City Chicken 61 copies, 6 reviews
Under the Sun 47 copies, 1 review
Numero Uno 38 copies, 3 reviews
Mamá́ and Me 36 copies, 7 reviews
Ten Go Tango 31 copies, 5 reviews
Julio's Magic 26 copies, 7 reviews
When the Pigs Took Over 21 copies, 2 reviews
Yum, Yum 6 copies
Pretzels 3 copies
What Makes Day and Night? (Illustrator) 1,248 copies, 16 reviews
Magic Secrets (Illustrator, some editions) 252 copies, 3 reviews
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