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Some Birthday!

Illustrated by Patricia Polacco

About The Book

A Child Study Association Children's Book of the Year
An IRA/CBC Children's Choices Book
A Parents' Choice Awards Picture Honor Book

About The Author

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Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved children’s books, including The Keeping QuiltThe Blessing CupFiona’s LaceThe Trees of the Dancing GoatsBabushka’s DollMy Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, Sticks and Stones, and Palace of Books. She lives in Union City, Michigan. Visit her at PatriciaPolacco.com and follow her on Facebook.

About The Illustrator

Photo Credit:

Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved children’s books, including The Keeping QuiltThe Blessing CupFiona’s LaceThe Trees of the Dancing GoatsBabushka’s DollMy Rotten Redheaded Older Brother, Sticks and Stones, and Palace of Books. She lives in Union City, Michigan. Visit her at PatriciaPolacco.com and follow her on Facebook.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (September 1, 1993)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671871703
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® 590L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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Awards and Honors

  • ILA/CBC Children's Choices
  • Parents' Choice Award

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