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Illustrated by Steven Kellogg

About The Book

That Clorinda the cow just won't let anything stand in her way!

One day on a visit to town Clorinda discovers, quite by accident, a ballet performance. It's love at first sight, and for Clorinda there's just one thing to do -- find a way to dance on the big-city stage!

About The Author

Photo Credit:

Robert Kinerk is the author of Clorinda, illustrated by Steven Kellogg, which was an IRA Children's Book Award Notable Book, and about which Booklist said in a starred review, "Much applause for Clorinda." Mr. Kinerk grew up in Alaska and has worked as a journalist and playwright. He now lives with his wife, Anne, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

About The Illustrator

Steven Kellogg is the beloved illustrator of more than one hundred books for children including Clorinda and Clorinda Takes Flight, and he has been awarded the Regina Medal for his entire body of work. Mr. Kellogg works in an old barn overlooking Lake Champlain in Essex, New York, where he lives with his family.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (July 24, 2007)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781416939641
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

"Sure to produce many chuckles."
-- School Library Journal

"A bovine so divine that it's hard to take your eyes off her."
-- Booklist

Awards and Honors

  • IRA Children's Book Award
  • Storytelling World Award
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award
  • ABC Children's Bookseller's Choices
  • Child Magazine's Guide to Top Books, Videos and Software of the Year

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