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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joan Sweeney  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Children;

Born: Toledo, Ohio


-- Joan Sweeney on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=joan+sweeney


Illinois Connection

Sweeney currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sweeney grew up in Toledo, Ohio. She used to spend Saturday mornings taking free art classes at the Toledo Museum of Art. Now she lives in Evanston, Illinois.


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Bijou, Bonbon & Beau :
ISBN: 0811834867. OCLC Number: 47927594

Chronicle Books,. .

Three little kittens create a sensation when they join dancers onstage of a Parisian theater known for its ballet and for the artist who paints there.

Bijou, Bonbon, and Beau :
ISBN: 0811819752. OCLC Number: 37226816

Chronicle Books,. .

Three little kittens create a sensation when they join dancers onstage of a Parisian theater known for its ballet and for the artist who paints there.

Me and my amazing body
ISBN: 9781524773618. OCLC Number: 1045641747

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A girl describes how her skin, bones, muscles, brain, blood, heart, lungs, and stomach receive energy and function as parts of her body.

Me and my amazing body /
ISBN: 0375806237. OCLC Number: 39625197

Crown Publishers,. .

A girl describes how her skin, bones, muscles, brain, blood, heart, lungs, and stomach receive energy and function as parts of her body.

Me and my family tree
ISBN: 051770966X. OCLC Number: 38081422

Crown Publishers,. .

Using a family tree, a child explains how her brother, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins are related to her.

Me and my family tree /
ISBN: 0517885972. OCLC Number: 44267099

Crown Publishers,. .

Using a family tree, a child explains how her brother, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins are related to her.

Me and my place in space /
ISBN: 0517885905. OCLC Number: 36877377

Crown Publishers,. .

A child describes how the earth, sun, and planets are part of our solar system, which is just one small part of the universe.

Me and my senses
ISBN: 0439707293. OCLC Number: 58725991

Scholastic Inc.,. .

Introduces the five senses using experiences from everyday life.

Me and my senses /
ISBN: 0375811028. OCLC Number: 49650024

Crown Publishers,. .

Introduces the five senses using experiences from everyday life.

Me and the measure of things
ISBN: 9781984829597. OCLC Number: 1047577198

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Me and the measure of things /
ISBN: 0440417562. OCLC Number: 45639101

Crown Publishers,. .

Simple text and illustrations introduce units of measure, from wet and dry measurements to weight, size, and length.

Me counting time
ISBN: 9780525646860. OCLC Number: 1047525350

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Me counting time :
ISBN: 0440417511. OCLC Number: 40907735

Crown Publishers,. .

Describes the relationship between a second, minute, hour, day, week, month, year, decade, century and millennium as measurements of time.

Me on the map
ISBN: 9781524772000. OCLC Number: 1044776733

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In this playful introduction to maps and geography, step by simple step, a young girl shows readers herself on a map of her room, her room on the map of her house, her house on the map of her street--all the way to her country on a map of the world. Once the reader is familiar with the maps, she demonstrates how readers can find their own country, state, and town--all the way back to their room--Provided by publisher.

Me on the map /
ISBN: 0517700964. OCLC Number: 32431901

Crown,. .

A child describes how her room, her house, her town, her state, and her country become part of a map of her world.

Once upon a lily pad
ISBN: 081185079X. OCLC Number: 61129499

Chronicle ;. .

Once upon a lily pad :
ISBN: 0811808688. OCLC Number: 31738645

Chronicle Books,. .

Hector and Henriette, the most famous frogs in France, befriend an old painter in a battered straw hat named Monet.

Suzette and the puppy :
ISBN: 0764152947. OCLC Number: 44026200

Barron's,. .

Having met a tall lady and her captivating little dog in a park in Paris, Suzette is later delighted when the lady comes to paint her portrait and brings the dog with her.