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Milton the Early Riser

Illustrated by Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey

About The Book

Children and their parents will appreciate the antics of Milton, a young panda who is up and about long before his friends and family, and who exhausts himself in his efforts to wake up everyone else.

About The Author

Robert Kraus, New Yorker cartoonist and cover artist, created numerous classic picture books for very young children, including Leo the Late Bloomer and Milton the Early Riser.

About The Illustrators

Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated many books together—he draws the outlines and designs the pages; she paints the illustrations. Aruego, a native of the Philippines, was a lawyer before becoming an illustrator, and now lives in New York City. Dewey was born in Chicago and also lives in New York City.

Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated many books together—he draws the outlines and designs the pages; she paints the illustrations. Aruego, a native of the Philippines, was a lawyer before becoming an illustrator, and now lives in New York City. Dewey was born in Chicago and also lives in New York City.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (April 1, 1987)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671669119
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Fountas & Pinnell™ J These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System

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  • ALA Notable Children's Books

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