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Book Title: Hector Protector|
The author of the book: Tracey Campbell Pearson
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Edition: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Date of issue: September 8th 2004
ISBN 13: 9780374308605
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 9.71 MB
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Nursery rhymes that toddlers will relate to
Hector Protector was dressed all in green;
Hector Protector was sent to the Queen . . .
Hector is an obliging dog who lets his toddler friend clothe him in jacket, scarf, and sock. On the boy and dog's visiting rounds, however, the Queen (mom) and King (dad) are not terribly receptive when Hector jumps all over them. "So Hector Protector was sent back again" -- for a nap with his friend on the floor.
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Read information about the authorTracey Campbell Pearson was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. The youngest of four children, her family moved to neighboring Wilton when she was eight years old. While attending Parsons School of Design, she studied with Maurice Sendak and discovered her love for creating children's books. After her graduation from Parsons in 1978, -she began her career as a staff artist at American Greetings Corp. in Cleveland, Ohio. She returned to New York City in 1980, where she began a full-time career as a freelance illustrator. Her first book, We Wish You a Merry Christmas [Dial 1981], was a Booklist reviewer's choice.
Since 1980, Tracey Campbell Pearson has illustrated more than twenty-five books for children. She wrote five of those, including The Howling Dog [Farrar Straus arid Giroux 1991], selected as one of the top 100 Classic New England Children's Books, Yankee Magazine. The Purple Hat [FSG 1991] and her recent book, Where Does Joe Go? [FSG 1999], which won a-2000 Oppenheim Toy "Portfolio Gold" Award and -receivjed-starred reviews from Booklist and Publishers Weekly. P.W. describes Joe as "One of the cleversest entries this season...". The story is based on the seasonal changes at a snack bar in her hometown in Vermont.
Many of her books - The Awful Aardvarks Go to School [Viking 1971], The Missing Tarts [Viking 1981] - have received starred and notable reviews. Her awards include a Parent's Choice Award for illustration, Time Magazine "Best Books", and Parenting Magazine's "Reading Top Magic" Award. She is also the illustrator of the Claude and Shirley series, written by Joan Lowery Nixon, a Parent's Choice Award winner about an amusing couple who are Texas pioneers.
Ms. Pearson moved to Vermont in 1982, where she lives with her husband, son, daughter, dog, cat and chickens ... all of whom have made guest appearances in her books.
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