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I Am Jim Henson - (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 5-9 Years

Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: Ordinary People Change the World

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Rocky Pond Books

Book theme: Performing Arts

Author: Brad Meltzer

Language: English

Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 51731938
UPC: 9780525428503
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-5922
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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About the Book



This volume focuses on Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets and Sesame Street.



Book Synopsis



Jim Henson, the creator of the Muppets and Sesame Street, is the 11th hero in the New York Times bestselling picture book biography series for ages 5 to 8.

Jim Henson, was always dreaming up something new, and always expressing his belief in the goodness of people. Henson was a born performer with a terrific sense of humor, and he used those talents to help create two of the most beloved programs in television history: The Muppet Show and Sesame Street. Through his Muppets, Jim showed the world that there's nothing more beautiful than imagination, especially when it's accompanied by laughter and kindness.

This friendly, fun biography series inspired the PBS Kids TV show Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. One great role model at a time, these books encourage kids to dream big. Included in each book are:

- A timeline of key events in the hero's history
- Photos that bring the story more fully to life
- Comic-book-style illustrations that are irresistibly adorable
- Childhood moments that influenced the hero
- Facts that make great conversation-starters
- A character trait that made the person heroic and that readers can aspire to

You'll want to collect each book in this dynamic, informative series!



About the Author



Brad Meltzer is the New York Times bestselling author of Heroes for My Son, Heroes for My Daughter, The Lincoln Conspiracy, and a number of suspense novels like The Lightning Rod. He also helped find the missing 9/11 flag with his History Channel television show Brad Meltzer's Lost History. He lives in Florida with his wife and their three children. (And did you know that a picture of Brad is hidden in every book in this series?)

Christopher Eliopoulos began his illustration career at Marvel Comics, and has worked on thousands of comics, including his own Cow Boy and Franklin Richards: Son of a Genius. He is the author and illustrator of the picture books The Yawns Are Coming! and The Giggles Are Coming! and the graphic novels Cosmic Commandos and Monster Mayhem. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and their college-graduate twin sons (who also make an appearance in each Ordinary People Change the World book).

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