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Elisha Cooper

Biography

Elisha Cooper

Elisha Cooper is the author of many children’s books, including TRAIN, FARM, HOMER and 8: An Animal Alphabet. BEACH received a Society of Illustrators Gold Medal in 2006, and DANCE! was a 2001 New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He was awarded a Sendak Fellowship in 2016. Cooper’s books for adults include A YEAR IN NEW YORK and the memoirs CRAWLING: A Father’s First Year and FALLING: A Father, a Daughter, and a Journey Back. He lives with his family in New York City.

Elisha Cooper

Books by Elisha Cooper

by Elisha Cooper - Children's, Picture

Discover hundreds of animals, great and small. Lion and lizard, whale and wombat. Learn one wild fact about each animal. (Did you know that gorillas yawn when they are nervous?) Look carefully, because for each letter of the alphabet, one animal is pictured eight times. Why 8? Come inside and find out.

by Elisha Cooper - Children's, Fiction

On a glorious summer day, a dog named HOMER assumes his favorite position overlooking the beach.  He is invited to play, to run, to do errands, to swim, and to explore, but Homer is happy right where he is, watching everyone in the family pass by him.