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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) — biography from The Great Wall of China… (more)
The Great Wall of China 861 copies, 5 reviews
The Seven Days of Creation 99 copies, 2 reviews
The Glassmakers 99 copies
Galileo 91 copies, 3 reviews
Marie Curie 83 copies, 3 reviews
Moses 77 copies, 2 reviews
The Papermakers 76 copies
The Wailing Wall 76 copies, 1 review
The Shoemakers 74 copies
The Printers 74 copies
William Tell 68 copies, 4 reviews
The Weavers 68 copies
The Doctors 67 copies
The Homemakers 61 copies, 1 review
Alexander Graham Bell 57 copies, 4 reviews
The Peddlers 56 copies
The Tanners 56 copies
Gutenberg 56 copies, 1 review
Theseus and the Minotaur 55 copies, 3 reviews
Gandhi 53 copies, 7 reviews
The Hatters 52 copies, 1 review
The Potters 51 copies
The Wigmakers 51 copies
Prince Henry the Navigator 48 copies, 2 reviews
The Limners 46 copies
David and Goliath 45 copies, 1 review
The Blacksmiths 43 copies
The Architects 40 copies
Cyclops 40 copies, 3 reviews
Monticello 36 copies
The ABC Exhibit 30 copies, 4 reviews
A Russian farewell 28 copies, 1 review
Anasazi 26 copies, 4 reviews
CALENDAR ART 26 copies
Two If by Sea. 21 copies
The Alamo 19 copies, 1 review
Kinderdike 18 copies
The White House 13 copies
SYMBOL ART 12 copies
Sailboat Lost 11 copies
Noonan 11 copies
Boxes! Boxes! 10 copies
Star Signs 6 copies
The Story of Aida (Illustrator) 5 copies
Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 (Illustrator, some editions) 1,380 copies, 53 reviews
The Big Book for Peace (Illustrator) 783 copies, 14 reviews
The Night Country (Illustrator, some editions) 423 copies, 4 reviews
America Is Born: A History for Peter (Illustrator) 206 copies, 1 review
William Penn (Illustrator) 202 copies, 1 review
America Grows Up: A History for Peter (Illustrator) 175 copies, 1 review
The Year of the Whale (Illustrator) 165 copies, 4 reviews
Celebrations (Illustrator) 147 copies, 3 reviews
Father Damien and the Bells (Illustrator, some editions) 135 copies, 1 review
The Three Princes: A Tale from the Middle East (Illustrator, some editions) 125 copies, 23 reviews
The First Book of the Constitution (Illustrator) 115 copies
Earth Songs (Illustrator) 106 copies, 1 review
The Spotted Pony: A Collection of Hanukkah Stories (Illustrator, some editions) 94 copies, 3 reviews
Don Quixote and the Windmills (Illustrator, some editions) 84 copies, 7 reviews
The Hero Beowulf (Illustrator, some editions) 81 copies, 4 reviews
Space Songs (Illustrator) 72 copies, 7 reviews
The Supreme Court (Illustrator, some editions) 57 copies
All Times, All Peoples: A World History of Slavery (Illustrator, some editions) 52 copies, 1 review
The Presidency (Illustrator, some editions) 50 copies
A Circle of Seasons (Illustrator) 43 copies, 1 review
The Congress (Illustrator, some editions) 39 copies
The Signet Book of American Essays (Contributor) 36 copies
The Cabinet (Illustrator, some editions) 34 copies, 1 review
The Two Mountains: An Aztec Legend (Illustrator) 33 copies, 2 reviews
The Wicked City (Illustrator) 32 copies
Up In The Air (Illustrator) 31 copies, 2 reviews
Blackbeard's Last Fight (Illustrator, some editions) 31 copies, 2 reviews
Sea Songs (Illustrator) 30 copies, 2 reviews
The Arabs (Illustrator) 26 copies
Rip Van Winkle's Return (Illustrator, some editions) 24 copies, 2 reviews
The First Book of the War of 1812 (Illustrator, some editions) 22 copies
Festivals (Illustrator) 22 copies, 2 reviews
Paul Bunyan (Illustrator) 20 copies, 1 review
If You Ever Meet a Whale (Illustrator) 19 copies, 2 reviews
Sky Songs (Illustrator) 14 copies
The First Book of the Founding of the Republic (Illustrator, some editions) 13 copies
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