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YONA ZELDIS MCDONOUGH is the author of many books for children, including Sisters in Strength and Anne Frank. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

BETHANNE ANDERSEN has illustrated many acclaimed books for children, including PatienceWright: America's First Sculptor and Revolutionary Spy. She lives in Boise, Idaho.

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"Enchanting gouache and pastel paintings adorn this thorough biography of Little Women author Alcott. ...McDonough's (The Doll with the Yellow Star) plainspoken narrative, confined to filmy, rectangular canvases on each page, provides numerous anecdotes to keep the story paced and interesting." --Publishers Weekly"McDonough clearly lays out the essentials of Alcott's life story...Andersen's gouache-and-pastel illustrations use strong shapes and rich colors to create iconic images. Textured gold backgrounds, dynamic and luminous, isolate the people portrayed from their everyday surroundings and intensify the pictures' emotional content." --Booklist"Middle-graders will be charmed by this first look at one of America's most beloved authors." --Kirkus Reviews"McDonough has captured the essence of Alcott's fascinating life story in this picture book... McDonough's title is for those looking for a short, accessible introduction to an amazing life." --School Library Journal"The result is an introductory biography that offers primary as well as secondary appeal; evincing some of the same charm as the subject's famous works." --BCCB

Enchanting gouache and pastel paintings adorn this thorough biography of "Little Women" author Alcott. McDonough's ("The Doll with the Yellow Star") plainspoken narrative, confined to filmy, rectangular canvases on each page, provides numerous anecdotes to keep the story paced and interesting. "Publishers Weekly" McDonough clearly lays out the essentials of Alcott's life story...Andersen's gouache-and-pastel illustrations use strong shapes and rich colors to create iconic images. Textured gold backgrounds, dynamic and luminous, isolate the people portrayed from their everyday surroundings and intensify the pictures' emotional content. "Booklist" Middle-graders will be charmed by this first look at one of America's most beloved authors. "Kirkus Reviews" McDonough has captured the essence of Alcott's fascinating life story in this picture book McDonough's title is for those looking for a short, accessible introduction to an amazing life. "School Library Journal" The result is an introductory biography that offers primary as well as secondary appeal; evincing some of the same charm as the subject's famous works. "BCCB""

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