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Author Rinker, Sherri Duskey, author.

Title Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee Burton / written by Sherri Duskey Rinker ; illustrated by John Rocco.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.52 B957Br 2017    ---  Available
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary Describes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel Mary Anne.
Subject Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 -- Juvenile literature.
Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968.
Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 (OCoLC)fst00011390
Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's stories -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Illustration of books -- Juvenile literature.
Women authors, American.
Authors, American.
Women illustrators.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Illustration of books.
Women -- Biography.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Art & Architecture.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Biographical.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Books & Libraries.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Imagination & Play.
JUVENILE FICTION -- Transportation -- Railroads & Trains.
Illustrators. (OCoLC)fst00967426
Illustration of books. (OCoLC)fst00967406
Children's stories -- Authorship. (OCoLC)fst00856634
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
American authors.
Children's stories -- Authorship.
Illustration of books.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Picture books. (OCoLC)fst01726789
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Picture books.
Added Author Rocco, John, illustrator.
ISBN 9780544715578 (hardcover)

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