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Leonard Everett Fisher is a well-known and prolific author and illustrator of children's books. He has also written for adults and created illustrations for magazines. In addition, Fisher was dean of the Whitney School of Art and a visiting professor at a number of schools. Fisher was born in 1927 in the Bronx, New York, and started to draw as a small child. After graduating from high school, he studied at Brooklyn College and then entered the army where he worked with a mapmaker. He holds a B.F.A. and a M.F.A. from Yale University. The first book that Fisher illustrated was The Exploits of Xenophon, written by Geoffrey Household and published in 1955. Fisher then illustrated and wrote numerous books himself. He is well known for the Colonial Americans series, for the Nineteenth-Century America series for young adults, and for many other nonfiction works. He has written two works for adults-Masterpieces of American Painting (1985) and Remington and Russell (1986). (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Glassmakers 86 copies
Galileo 81 copies, 3 reviews
The Wailing Wall 71 copies, 1 review
Marie Curie 70 copies, 3 reviews
The Printers 66 copies
Moses 66 copies, 2 reviews
The Papermakers 65 copies
The Shoemakers 63 copies
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William Tell 56 copies, 4 reviews
Gandhi 53 copies, 7 reviews
Theseus and the Minotaur 52 copies, 3 reviews
The Tanners 52 copies
Alexander Graham Bell 51 copies, 4 reviews
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The Peddlers 49 copies
The Homemakers 48 copies, 1 review
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The Hatters 43 copies, 1 review
The Potters 42 copies
Prince Henry the Navigator 41 copies, 1 review
David and Goliath 41 copies, 1 review
The Limners 37 copies
The Blacksmiths 35 copies
Cyclops 35 copies, 3 reviews
The Architects 33 copies
Monticello 31 copies
The ABC Exhibit 29 copies, 4 reviews
A Russian farewell 25 copies, 1 review
CALENDAR ART 24 copies
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The Alamo 19 copies, 1 review
Two If by Sea. 18 copies
Kinderdike 17 copies
The White House 14 copies
SYMBOL ART 12 copies
Sailboat Lost 10 copies
Noonan 9 copies
Boxes! Boxes! 8 copies
The Story of Aida (Illustrator) 5 copies
Star Signs 5 copies
The Big Book for Peace (Illustrator) 724 copies, 14 reviews
The Night Country (Illustrator, some editions) 404 copies, 4 reviews
America Is Born: A History for Peter (Illustrator) 173 copies, 1 review
William Penn (Illustrator) 167 copies, 1 review
The Year of the Whale (Illustrator) 153 copies, 4 reviews
America Grows Up: A History for Peter (Illustrator) 151 copies, 1 review
Celebrations (Illustrator) 131 copies, 3 reviews
The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East (Illustrator, some editions) 108 copies, 23 reviews
The First Book of the Constitution (Illustrator) 98 copies
Earth Songs (Illustrator) 97 copies, 1 review
The Spotted Pony: A Collection of Hanukkah Stories (Illustrator, some editions) 84 copies, 3 reviews
The Hero Beowulf (Illustrator, some editions) 76 copies, 4 reviews
Don Quixote and the Windmills (Illustrator, some editions) 74 copies, 7 reviews
Space Songs (Illustrator) 66 copies, 7 reviews
The Supreme Court (Illustrator, some editions) 52 copies
The Presidency (Illustrator, some editions) 42 copies
The Congress (Illustrator, some editions) 36 copies
A Circle of Seasons (Illustrator) 35 copies, 1 review
The Signet Book of American Essays (Contributor) 32 copies
The Wicked City (Illustrator) 30 copies
The Two Mountains: An Aztec Legend (Illustrator) 30 copies, 2 reviews
Blackbeard's Last Fight (Illustrator, some editions) 30 copies, 2 reviews
The Cabinet (Illustrator, some editions) 29 copies, 1 review
Sea Songs (Illustrator) 27 copies, 2 reviews
Up In The Air (Illustrator) 23 copies, 2 reviews
Festivals (Illustrator) 22 copies, 2 reviews
Rip Van Winkle's Return (Illustrator, some editions) 21 copies, 2 reviews
If You Ever Meet a Whale (Illustrator) 18 copies, 2 reviews
The Arabs (Illustrator) 18 copies
The First Book of the War of 1812 (Illustrator, some editions) 16 copies
Paul Bunyan (Illustrator) 14 copies, 1 review
Sky Songs (Illustrator) 14 copies
The First Book of the Founding of the Republic (Illustrator, some editions) 10 copies
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