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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)
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Abuela 1,789 copies, 116 reviews
Ant Cities 943 copies, 16 reviews
Animal Tracks 674 copies, 6 reviews
Feel the Wind 414 copies, 2 reviews
This Is My House 408 copies, 9 reviews
Rain Forest Secrets 388 copies, 3 reviews
A Tree Is Growing 222 copies, 10 reviews
La Isla 219 copies, 13 reviews
Papá and Me 181 copies, 53 reviews
Radio Man/Don Radio 171 copies, 7 reviews
The Fungus That Ate My School 167 copies, 11 reviews
Me and My Shadow 139 copies, 6 reviews
Tonight Is Carnaval 112 copies, 2 reviews
Alligator Shoes 86 copies, 2 reviews
City Chicken 56 copies, 6 reviews
Under the Sun 46 copies, 1 review
Numero Uno 35 copies, 3 reviews
Mamá́ and Me 34 copies, 8 reviews
Ten Go Tango 31 copies, 5 reviews
Julio's Magic 26 copies, 7 reviews
When the Pigs Took Over 17 copies, 2 reviews
Yum, Yum 6 copies
Pretzels 1 copy
What Makes Day and Night? (Illustrator) 1,080 copies, 16 reviews
Magic Secrets (Illustrator, some editions) 224 copies, 3 reviews
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