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Karla Kuskin (1932–2009)

Author of Under My Hood I Have a Hat

Includes the names: K. Kuskin, Karla Kushin, Karla Kuskin, Karla Kuskin; Howard Fine (ill.)

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2,056 (2,562)8710,037 (3.79)00
Under My Hood I Have a Hat 438 copies, 10 reviews
The Philharmonic Gets Dressed 423 copies, 13 reviews
A Great Miracle Happened There 147 copies, 4 reviews
So, What's It Like to Be a Cat? 119 copies, 2 reviews
Roar and More 71 copies, 2 reviews
Moon, Have You Met My Mother? 63 copies, 3 reviews
The Animals and the Ark 57 copies, 5 reviews
Green as a Bean 49 copies, 4 reviews
I Am Me 46 copies, 7 reviews
James and the Rain 43 copies, 1 review
The Upstairs Cat 42 copies, 2 reviews
O Ye Jigs & Juleps! (Illustrator) 365 copies, 4 reviews
The State of the Language [1980] (Contributor) 78 copies, 3 reviews
Credos & Quips (Illustrator) 35 copies
Going Barefoot and Other Poems (Contributor) 17 copies
Who Woke the Sun? (Illustrator) 2 copies

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Karla Kuskin grew up in New York City, and wanted to write and draw from an early age. Her many books include those written by her, or illustrated by her, and those she has both written and illustrated. She first became well-known with her 1956 book Roar and More, and went on to produce such award-winning and popular titles as In the Middle of the Trees (1959), The Philharmonic Gets Dressed (1982), The Dallas Titans Get Ready for Bed (1986), and The Sky Is Always in the Sky (1998). In 1979, she won a National Council of Teachers of English Poetry prize for her body of work.
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