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Marc Simont (1915–2013)

Author of The Stray Dog

Includes the names: Marc Simont, Marc Simont, Illustrator-Marc Simont

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Marc Simont was born in Paris, France on November 23, 1915. His parents were from the Catalonia region of Spain, and his childhood was spent in France, Spain, and the United States. He attended art school in Paris, at the Académie Julian, Académie Ranson, and the André Lhote School, and in New York, at the New York National Academy of Design. During his lifetime, he illustrated nearly 100 books including The Philharmonic Gets Dressed by Karla Kuskin, In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord, How to Get to First Base: A Picture Book of Baseball by Red Smith, and The 13 Clocks by James Thurber. He also wrote and illustrated around ten of his own works including The Goose That Almost Got Cooked. He won a Caldecott Honor in 1950 for illustrating The Happy Day by Ruth Krauss, a Caldecott Medal in 1957 for illustrating A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry, and a Caldecott Honor in 2002 for illustrating his book The Stray Dog. He died on July 13, 2013 at the age of 97. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Stray Dog… (more)
Nate the Great (Illustrator) 3,102 copies, 40 reviews
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson (Illustrator, some editions) 2,700 copies, 21 reviews
A Tree Is Nice (Illustrator) 2,090 copies, 63 reviews
The 13 Clocks (Illustrator, some editions) 1,800 copies, 73 reviews
Many Moons (Illustrator, some editions) 1,574 copies, 55 reviews
The Happy Day (Illustrator) 1,129 copies, 13 reviews
Nate the Great Goes Undercover (Illustrator) 1,052 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt (Illustrator, some editions) 957 copies, 3 reviews
Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail (Illustrator) 943 copies, 3 reviews
Sing a Song of Popcorn: Every Child's Book of Poems (Illustrator) 905 copies, 24 reviews
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue (Illustrator, some editions) 850 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great and the Missing Key (Illustrator, some editions) 841 copies, 2 reviews
No More Monsters for Me! (Illustrator) 804 copies, 6 reviews
Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize (Illustrator) 772 copies, 6 reviews
The Wonderful O (Illustrator) 765 copies, 17 reviews
The Big Book for Peace (Illustrator) 759 copies, 14 reviews
Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag (Illustrator) 708 copies, 2 reviews
Nate the Great and the Tardy Tortoise (Illustrator, some editions) 680 copies, 6 reviews
Nate the Great and the Lost List (Illustrator) 650 copies, 3 reviews
Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine (Illustrator) 637 copies, 1 review
Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas (Illustrator, some editions) 526 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden (Illustrator) 506 copies, 4 reviews
Nate the Great and the Musical Note (Illustrator, some editions) 480 copies, 3 reviews
The Philharmonic Gets Dressed (Illustrator) 472 copies, 14 reviews
Volcanoes (Illustrator, some editions) 426 copies, 6 reviews
Top Secret (Illustrator, some editions) 246 copies, 3 reviews
Fish Head (Illustrator, some editions) 171 copies, 1 review
Playing Right Field (Illustrator) 152 copies, 1 review
Ten Copycats in a Boat, and Other Riddles (Illustrator) 150 copies, 1 review
Glaciers (Illustrator, some editions) 121 copies, 1 review
Wolfie (Illustrator, some editions) 113 copies
The Contests at Cowlick (Illustrator, some editions) 106 copies, 1 review
Ant Plays Bear (Illustrator) 96 copies
The Dallas Titans Get Ready for Bed (Illustrator) 39 copies, 2 reviews
The Star in the Pail (Illustrator) 26 copies, 1 review
The Knight of the Golden Plain (Illustrator) 20 copies
Glenda (Illustrator; Illustrator) 18 copies
Mr. Robbins Rides Again (Illustrator) 15 copies
My Uncle Nikos (Illustrator) 11 copies
Nellie and Her Flying Crocodile (Illustrator) 11 copies
The American Riddle Book (Illustrator) 5 copies
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