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Blizzard / by John Rocco.

Rocco, John, (author,, illustrator.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781423178651
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles : Disney-Hyperion Books, [2014]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Based on the author's childhood experience from the New England Blizzard of 1978. Rocco writes, "This book is based on my experience as a ten-year-old boy in that blizzard and how I got to the store, over a mile from my house, with tennis rackets tied to my feet." -- From last page.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4 and up.
Grades Preschool and up.
AD570L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.0 0.5 170829
Awards Note:
South Carolina Children’s Picture Book Award Nominee for 2016-17.
Subject: Blizzards > Juvenile fiction.
Heroes > Juvenile fiction.
Winter > Juvenile fiction.
New England > Juvenile fiction.
Blizzards > Fiction.
Heroes > Fiction.
Winter > Fiction.
New England > Fiction.

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Blizzard
Blizzard
by Rocco, John (Author, Illustrator)
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Author Notes

Blizzard

John Rocco grew up Barrington, Rhode Island. He studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and School of Visual Arts in New York City. John collaborated with actor/comedian Whoopi Goldberg on the picture book Alice. Shortly after the project was finished he moved to Los Angeles where he worked as a creative director. At Walt Disney Imagineering John designed many attractions at Disney's Epcot, including the Post-Shows for Spaceship Earth and Mission Space. He also served as the art director for DisneyQuest, an interactive theme park in Downtown Disney. At Dreamworks, John was the pre-production art director for animated film Shrek. In 2005 John shifted his focus to writing and illustrating children's books and created Wolf! Wolf! which netted him the Borders Original Voices Award for best picture book. His next book was Moonpowder (May 2008) followed by Fu Finds the Way (Oct 2009). John continues to collaborate with authors and has illustrated Boy, Were We Wrong About the Solar System (Sep 2008) for Kathleen V. Kudlinski and The Lightening Thief (Dec 2009) for Rick Riodan. He also illustrates all the covers for Rick Riordan's bestselling YA series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians. In 2012, his title Blackout was a Caldecott Honor recipient and made the ALA Notable Children's Books list. (Bowker Author Biography)


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