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Leo Lionni (1910–1999)

Autor(a) de Swimmy

98+ Works 47,307 Membros 1,532 Reviews 20 Favorited

About the Author

Leo Lionni was born in Amsterdam on May 5, 1910. He attended the University of Zurich and also earned a doctorate in Economics from the University of Genoa in 1935. He taught himself to draw by visiting museums. After marrying Nora Maffi in 1931, Lionni moved to Milan, Italy, where he became known mostrar mais as a painter. In 1939 he moved to Philadelphia and began working in advertising design. Lionni held several positions in the artistic field including artistic director and design director. He also served as president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Around 1960 Lionni moved back to Italy. His first of over forty children's books was Little Blue and Little Yellow. Other titles include Inch by Inch, Frederick, Swimmy, and Alexander and the Wind-up Mouse, all of which won a Caldecott Honor. In addition, he received the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal in 1984. Lionni died on October 11, 1999 at his home in Tuscany, Italy at the age of 89. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Séries

Obras de Leo Lionni

Swimmy (1963) 6,885 cópias
Frederick (1968) 5,851 cópias
A Color of His Own (1975) 5,171 cópias
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse (1969) 4,661 cópias
Inch by Inch (1960) 3,744 cópias
Fish is Fish (1970) 3,467 cópias
It's Mine! (1986) 2,837 cópias
Little Blue and Little Yellow (1959) 2,526 cópias
An Extraordinary Egg (1994) 1,840 cópias
The Alphabet Tree (1968) 1,307 cópias
A Busy Year (1992) 1,302 cópias
Matthew's Dream (1991) 849 cópias
Tico and the Golden Wings (1964) 776 cópias
Six Crows (1988) 751 cópias
The Biggest House in the World (1968) 714 cópias
Cornelius (1983) 682 cópias
Mr. McMouse (1992) 445 cópias
Tillie and the Wall (1989) 394 cópias
A Flea Story (1656) 365 cópias
Pezzettino (1975) 360 cópias
Frederick's Fables : A Treasury of 16 Favorite Leo Lionni Stories (1986) — Introdução, algumas edições326 cópias
Let's Make Rabbits (1982) 218 cópias
Geraldine, the Music Mouse (1979) 204 cópias
Nicolas, Where Have You Been? (1987) 178 cópias
The Greentail Mouse (1973) 166 cópias
In the Rabbit Garden (1975) 78 cópias
Parallel Botany (1977) 77 cópias
Let's Play (2003) 72 cópias
Where? (1739) 41 cópias
A Little Book About Spring (2019) 38 cópias
When? (1983) 31 cópias
Colors, Numbers, Letters (2010) 30 cópias
Mouse Seasons (2021) 29 cópias
A Little Book About ABCs (2019) 24 cópias
What? (1983) 24 cópias
Who? (1983) 22 cópias
A Little Book About Colors (2019) 17 cópias
Colors to Talk About (1985) 7 cópias
Numbers to Talk About (1985) 7 cópias
Leo Lionni's Paint Box (2015) 6 cópias
Words to talk about (1985) 5 cópias
Colores (2014) 3 cópias
Der kleine Affe 3 cópias
Letters (1985) 3 cópias
Liebste Mäuse (2003) 2 cópias
Stück für Stück. 1 exemplar(es)
L'année des souris 1 exemplar(es)
El petit Blau i el petit Groc (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Leo Leonni 1 exemplar(es)
Frederick, Du bist ja ein Dichter! (1990) 1 exemplar(es)
Pé Ante Pé 1 exemplar(es)
Printemps (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
LEO LIONNI - ELEMENTI DI BOTAN (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Frederick Was? (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
The Foolish Turtle 1 exemplar(es)
Leo Lionni, pitture 1 exemplar(es)
Swimmy 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

O Estrangeiro (1942) — Designer da capa, algumas edições35,605 cópias
The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays (1942) — Artista da capa, algumas edições6,910 cópias
St. Mawr & The Man Who Died (1925) — Designer da capa, algumas edições369 cópias
Poems (1959) — Designer da capa, algumas edições313 cópias
The Myth of the State (1946) — Designer da capa, algumas edições302 cópias
Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom...and Lots More Learning Fun [1999 film] (2001) — Author & Illustrator — 30 cópias
Five Lionni Classics [1986 film] (2004) — Creator — 6 cópias

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20th century (527) Algeria (400) animals (1,549) art (324) Caldecott (483) Caldecott Honor (406) Camus (313) children (355) children's (645) classic (556) classics (668) collection:Fiction (688) colors (1,096) essays (356) existentialism (1,709) fantasy (394) fiction (5,292) fish (869) France (440) French (1,264) French literature (1,072) friends (606) friendship (1,652) frogs (674) hardcover (364) imagination (325) Leo Lionni (971) literature (1,001) mice (930) mouse (351) novel (662) ocean (521) paperback (637) philosophy (1,923) picture book (2,373) read (517) seasons (513) shelf:Fiction (687) teamwork (340) to-read (1,453)

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Independent Reading Level: Grade K-2nd
Award: Caldecott Honor in 1964 - this honor highlights the book's exceptional illustrations and its overall contribution to children's literature.
 
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DFountain58 | outras 187 resenhas | Apr 29, 2024 |
A fable about not being ashamed of your natural gifts and hard work.
 
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mrsandersonreads23 | outras 23 resenhas | Apr 14, 2024 |
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni is a timeless tale of friendship, longing, and the power of imagination. In this heartwarming story, Alexander, a real mouse, and Willy, a wind-up mouse toy, form an unlikely bond as they navigate the challenges of their respective worlds.
 
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alexablocker | outras 121 resenhas | Apr 12, 2024 |
The ending totally ruined this one. What a waste.
 
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RochelleJones | outras 168 resenhas | Apr 5, 2024 |

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Obras
98
Also by
10
Membros
47,307
Popularidade
#336
Avaliação
4.0
Resenhas
1,532
ISBNs
821
Idiomas
21
Favorito
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