The sweetest fig
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29 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Format
Book
Language
English
UPC
DLW120310
Accelerated Reader
LG
Level 3.7, 1 Points
Lexile measure
530

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General Note
Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949) is an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji (1981) and The Polar Express (1985), both of which he also wrote; both were later adapted as successful motion pictures. He was also a Caldecott runner-up in 1980 for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi. For his contribution as a children's illustrator he was 1986 U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition for creators of children's books. He received the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Michigan in April 2012.
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After being given two magical figs that make his dreams come true, Monsieur Bibot sees his plans for future wealth upset by his long-suffering dog.
Target Audience
530,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,Lower Grade,3.7,0.5,Kilgore Intermediate.
Awards
Texas Bluebonnet Award.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Van Allsburg, C. (1993). The sweetest fig . Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Van Allsburg, Chris. 1993. The Sweetest Fig. Houghton Mifflin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Van Allsburg, Chris. The Sweetest Fig Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Van Allsburg, Chris. The Sweetest Fig Houghton Mifflin, 1993.

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