The King's Taster (Hardcover)

By Kenneth Oppel, Steve Johnson (Illustrator), Lou Fancher (Illustrator)
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Description


A Prinz Honor-winning author teams up with an award-winning illustrating duo for a charming picture book about a six-year-old king who's a very picky eater and his canine food taster. Full color.

About the Author


Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous books for young readers. His award-winning Silverwing trilogy has sold over a million copies worldwide and been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play. "Airborn" won a Michael L. Printz Honor Book Award and the Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for children's literature; its sequel, "Skybreaker", was a "New York Times" bestseller and was named Children's Novel of the Year by the London "Times". He is also the author of "Half Brother", "This Dark Endeavor", "Such Wicked Intent", and "The Boundless." Born on Canada's Vancouver Island, he has lived in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Canada; in England and Ireland; and now resides in Toronto with his wife and children. Visit him at KennethOppel.ca.

Steve Johnson has authored or co-authored more than 90 titles on a variety of computer software. Steve has written on Windows, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Expression Web, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and Mac OS X. In 1991, after working for Apple Computer and Microsoft, Steve founded Perspection, Inc., which writes and produces software training in print and Web editions.

Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher are an illustration team with more than forty picture books in print. Their work has garnered rave reviews and won awards. Their books include My Many Colored Days, Bebop Express, I Walk at Night, New York's Bravest, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Salamander Room. They were also concept artists for Pixar's Toy Story and A Bug's Life. They live in California with their son.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780060753726
ISBN-10: 0060753722
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: June 9th, 2009
Pages: 30
Language: English