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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Victoria Chess  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Children;

Born: 1939 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Victoria Chess on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Victoria Chess was born in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Victoria Chess is a published author and an illustrator of over 100 children's books. She attended the Kokoshka School of Art, Salzburg, Austria and Boston Museum School.


Brooklyn Art Books for Children Brooklyn Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library in 1973 for Fletcher and Zenobia American Institute of Graphic Arts Book Show Award in 1975 for Bugs

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Alfred's alphabet walk
ISBN: 0862030021. OCLC Number: 16486327

Julia MacRae Books,. .

Alfred's alphabet walk /
ISBN: 0688842232. OCLC Number: 4665638

Greenwillow Books,. .

As he encounters animals from A to Z, Alfred learns the letters of the alphabet.

Poor Esme /
ISBN: 2843740231. OCLC Number: 762753710

Harlin Quist,. .

Esme tries so hard to look for a playmate and finally resorts to making various wishes in the hope of finding her special friend. 4 yrs+

Teeny tiny tingly tales /
ISBN: 1416975721. OCLC Number: 227031573

Atheneum,. .

Presents three rhyming stories featuring a stingy and mean old doctor, a disembodied head, a missing hairy toe, and other scary things.

The beautiful butterfly :
ISBN: 0395900158. OCLC Number: 41564936

Clarion Books,. .

After choosing a husband for his sweet singing voice, a beautiful butterfly mourns the fact that he is swallowed by a fish, until a king in his underwear reunites the two.

The little buggers :
ISBN: 0803717695. OCLC Number: 31045316

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An assortment of poems featuring insects and spiders.

This for that :
ISBN: 0803715536. OCLC Number: 29025084

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Rabbit tricks the other animals of the African plain into giving her food and other treats.