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Sophie Blackall

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Sophie Blackall

Sophie Blackall is an illstrator most well known for her colorful, panoramic Subway poster seen on New York City's MTA. She has also illustrated many children's books including MR. AND MRS. BUNNY: Detectives Extraordinaire, TAKE TWO! A Celebration of Twins, PECAN PIE BABY, WOMBAT WALKABOUT and WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT BEING AN ONLY CHILD. 

Sophie Blackall

Books by Sophie Blackall

written by Lindsay Mattick and Josh Greenhut with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Animals , Children's, Children's 8-12, Culture, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Military

Here is a heartwarming imagining of the real journey undertaken by the extraordinary bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. From her early days with her mama in the Canadian forest, to her remarkable travels with the Veterinary Corps across the country and overseas, and all the way to the London Zoo where she met Christopher Robin Milne and inspired the creation of the world's most famous bear, Winnie is on a great war adventure. 

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Children's, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Fiction

The Benevento children are excitedly preparing for the annual Boar Hunt, where the prize of the Golden Tusk is given to the 10-year old who catches the boar. No girl has ever competed, but Rosa is determined to take part --- and win! She refuses to stay home and help take care of the new baby and cook and clean. She will just have to run away.

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Fiction

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

Written by Matthew Olshan and illustrated by Sophie Blackall - Children's 4-8, Picture

In the year and a half since the flight of the first manned balloon in 1783, no one has flown from one country to another. John Jeffries, an Englishman, and his pilot, Jean-Pierre Blanchard, a Frenchman, want to be the first. On January 7, 1785, they set out to cross the English Channel to France in a balloon. All seemed to be going fine, until Jeffries decides the balloon looks too fat and adjusts the air valve --- how hard could it be? Too bad he drops the wrench over the side of the aerial car.  Luckily, they come up with a clever (and surprising) solution that saves the day. A VOYAGE IN THE CLOUDS is a journey that will keep kids laughing the whole way.

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Youth Fiction

The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story. Maria Beppina, the timid tag-along cousin, is always afraid that the Clopper, the old witch who chases the children, will catch her.

by John Bemelmans Marciano and Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10

Wanting to stop the springtime mischiefs—and overcome his own fear of Manalonga --- Primo seeks an advantage. He finds one when he discovers a mysterious ring in the belly of a fish. Is the ring just a pretty trinket or is it magic?

written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season.
Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

written by Lindsay Mattick with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Children's 3-6, Children's Nonfiction, Picture

In 1914, Harry Colebourn, a veterinarian on his way to tend horses in World War I, followed his heart and rescued a baby bear. He named her Winnie, after his hometown of Winnipeg. FINDING WINNIE tells the true story of a remarkable friendship and an even more remarkable journey --- from the fields of Canada to a convoy across the ocean to an army base in England, and finally to the London Zoo, where Winnie made another new friend: a real boy named Christopher Robin.

Written by Emily Jenkins with illustrations by Sophie Blackall. - Children's, Cooking, Fiction, Food, Historical Fiction, Picture, Youth Fiction

In this fascinating picture book, four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology, and even families have changed throughout American history. Kids and parents alike will delight in discovering the differences in daily life over the course of four centuries. Includes a recipe for blackberry fool and notes from the author and illustrator about their research.

by Sophie Blackall - Children's

Sooner or later, every child will ask, Where do babies come from? Answering this question has never been this easy or entertaining! Join a curious little boy who asks everyone from his babysitter to the mailman, getting all sorts of funny answers along the way, before his parents gently set him straight.

written by Polly Horvath, illustrated by Sophie Blackall - Youth Fiction

Madeleine wants nothing more than to save money for college, but her impractical, ex-hippie parents are broke. When the family unexpectedly inherits a sweet shoppe in England that has the potential to earn serious profit, they see an answer to all their problems. . . . Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny—formerly of the detecting persuasion—are looking for new professions, and Mrs. Bunny decides she would like to be Queen. Soon they, too, are headed across the pond.