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Joan Sweeney

Born: Toledo, Ohio
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Sweeney currently resides in Evanston, Illinois.

Biography: 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.


Awards:

Primary Audience(s): Children; Children

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


Selected Titles

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

Chronicle Books, San Francisco : 2002. 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: 37226816

Chronicle Books, San Francisco : ©1998. 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: 1045641747

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: 39625197

Crown Publishers, New York : ©1999. 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: 38081422

Crown Publishers, New York : ©1999. 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: 44267099

Crown Publishers, New York : 2000, ©1999. 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: 36877377

Crown Publishers, New York : ©1998. 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: 58725991

Scholastic Inc., New York : 2005, ©2003. Introduces the five senses using experiences from everyday life.

Me and my senses /
ISBN: 0375811028 OCLC: 49650024

Crown Publishers, New York : 2003. Introduces the five senses using experiences from everyday life.

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

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

Crown Publishers, New York : 2001. Simple text and illustrations introduce units of measure, from wet and dry measurements to weight, size, and length.

Me counting time
ISBN: 9780525646860 OCLC: 1047525350

Me counting time :
ISBN: 0440417511 OCLC: 40907735

Crown Publishers, New York : 2000. 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: 1044776733

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: 32431901

Crown, New York : ©1996. 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: 61129499

Chronicle ; San Francisco, Calif. : 2005.

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

Chronicle Books, San Francisco : c1995. 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: 44026200

Barron's, Hauppage, NY : 2000. 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.

 

 

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