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Douglas Florian

Author of Insectlopedia

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Douglas Florian, writer and illustrator of children's books, was born March 18, 1950 in New York City. He was educated at Queens College of the City University of New York, receiving a B.A. in 1973. He also attended the School of Visual Arts in 1976. His early work was as a political illustrator and cartoonist; he did many drawings for The New York Times and for the New Yorker magazine. More recently, his self-illustrated books include A Fisher, Beast Feast, and Bing Bang Boing. His illustrations have appeared in Freeing the Natural Voice (with Kristin Linklater), Dorothy O. Van Woerkom's Tit for Tat, and Thomas M. Cook and Robert A. Russell's Introduction to Management Science. Additionally, he has contributed more than 300 drawings to magazines and newspapers, including Travel and Leisure, Across the Board, and The Nation. Florian has received numerous awards including the Reading Magic Award from Parenting magazine in 1994 for Bing, Bang, Boing. He was the Books of Distinction finalist in the Hungry Mind Review for Bing Bang Boing. Beast Feast received the Gold Medal from the National Parenting Publications awards in 1994, the Lee Bennett Hopkins Award for Poetry in 1995, and Dinothesaurus was a Junior Library Guild Selection in 2010. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Insectlopedia 711 copies, 50 reviews
Beast Feast 434 copies, 12 reviews
mammalabilia 397 copies, 27 reviews
A winter day 280 copies, 5 reviews
lizards, frogs, and polliwogs 262 copies, 25 reviews
Laugh-eteria 215 copies, 11 reviews
Winter Eyes 182 copies, 27 reviews
in the swim 182 copies, 10 reviews
Poetrees 162 copies, 40 reviews
A Pig Is Big 158 copies, 16 reviews
Vegetable Garden (Voyager Books) 147 copies, 25 reviews
I Love My Hat 138 copies, 5 reviews
Poem Runs: Baseball Poems 128 copies, 14 reviews
Bing Bang Boing 120 copies, 3 reviews
Discovering Trees 112 copies, 1 review
Autumnblings 107 copies, 16 reviews
on the wing 104 copies, 6 reviews
Monster Motel 90 copies, 6 reviews
A Beach Day 86 copies, 23 reviews
Summersaults 76 copies, 16 reviews
An Auto Mechanic (How We Work) 65 copies, 2 reviews
A Bird Can Fly 61 copies, 15 reviews
How to Draw a Dragon 58 copies, 12 reviews
zoo's who 57 copies, 11 reviews
Handsprings 55 copies, 12 reviews
The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits 47 copies, 8 reviews
Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles 41 copies, 7 reviews
Turtle Day 29 copies, 1 review
A Carpenter 29 copies, 18 reviews
Discovering Butterflies 27 copies, 2 reviews
A Chef (How We Work) 26 copies, 5 reviews
Bath! Bath! Bath! 25 copies, 12 reviews
Nature Walk 22 copies, 2 reviews
City Street 22 copies, 2 reviews
A Potter 22 copies, 4 reviews
The Curious Cares of Bears 19 copies, 3 reviews
A Year in the Country 18 copies, 2 reviews
A Fisher (How We Work) 18 copies, 2 reviews
At the Zoo 18 copies, 6 reviews
People Working 15 copies, 1 review
Play! Play! Play! 15 copies, 9 reviews
Bears Are Big (Animals Play) 12 copies, 1 review
A Summer Day 12 copies, 2 reviews
The City 12 copies
Ice! Poems About Polar Life 9 copies, 1 review
Airplane ride 9 copies
See for Your Self 6 copies, 5 reviews
We Go to Shul 2 copies
Poet Trees 1 copy
Books 1 copy
Guys Write for Guys Read (Contributor) 701 copies, 13 reviews
Guys Read: True Stories (Contributor) 134 copies, 2 reviews

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