Story: “Deep in the jungles of Colombia, there lives a man who loves books. His name is Luis. As soon as he reads one book, he brings home another. Soon his house is filled with books…”
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Author-illustrator JEANETTE WINTER lives in New York City, where she has written and illustrated many books for children based on true-life stories, including the highly acclaimed NASREEN’S SECRET SCHOOL, MAMA, WANGARI’S TREES OF PEACE and THE LIBRARIAN OF BASRA (an ALA Notable Children’s Book and a winner of the Bank Street College of Education Flora Stieglitz Straus Award for Nonfiction.
"Winter’s account of his story targets young children and joins several other recent books about traveling libraries around the world. The author’s cheery acrylics present the flora and fauna of the tropical forest in bright colors and naïve style...Sweet and uplifting."
-- Kirkus Reviews
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