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Amelia Earhart (The First Names Series) (Hardcover)

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By Mike Smith (Illustrator), Andrew Prentice
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Very accessible biography for the slightly older student beyond the Who Was...? series. Loved the illustrations, the smart page design and the STEAM aspect of this readable series. 

— From Staff Picks by Maureen

— Maureen

About the Author


Mike Smith is the author and illustrator of a number of children’s books and the winner of the Macmillan Prize for children’s book illustration. He lives in Cambridge, England.


Andrew Prentice is the author of a number of children’s books. He lives in England with his wife, three daughters, and dog. Mike Smith is the author and illustrator of a number of children’s books and the winner of the Macmillan Prize for children’s book illustration. He lives in Cambridge, England.

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**STARRED REVIEW**
"In line with the series premise and overall informal tone, the author refers to him throughout as "Harry" (his stage name). Andrew Prentice does likewise for his free-spirited subject in the co-published Amelia Earhart (illustrated by Mike Smith), taking "Amelia" (or, in childhood chapters, "Millie") from homemade backyard roller coaster to final disappearance . . . Together with its companion, stimulating portraits of two colorful, driven historical figures."

— Kirkus Reviews

"A lighthearted and easy look at some of the world’s most famous celebrities . . . The illustrations may prove to be comforting for fiction readers who enjoy diary style series like Jeff Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Rachel Renée Russell’s Dork Diaries."

— School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419737411
ISBN-10: 1419737414
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: August 13th, 2019
Pages: 160
Series: First Names

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This book is so fantastically unique and fills a niche for young readers that dearly needed to be filled. This book is about a young tiger who, with the help of her imaginary friend, fights off her nightmares that try to scare her at night. This book is empowering for those kids going through nightmares and wondering what to do.... Empowering, and also utterly delightful! Lovely illustrations and phenomenal storytelling, this book is one of my go-tos. Part graphic novel, part picture book, I absolutely adore Tiger Vs. Nightmare!!

(Ages 6+) - reviewed by Isabel