I'm A Big Sister
Author / Illustrator : Joanna Cole
Format : Hardcover
Condition : New
Dimensions : 17cm x 19cm x 0.5cm
"Someone new is at our house," begins this loving, reassuring look at sisterhood, told through the eyes of a new older sister. The simple text lays out all the good things about being an older sibling, and reminds new sisters that they are just as special as ever.
About Joanna Cole
Joanna Cole (born August 11, 1944 in Newark, New Jersey), is a United States author of
children’s books. She is most famous as the author of The Magic School Bus series of
children's books. Joanna Cole has written over 250 books ranging from her first book
Cockroaches to her famous series Magic School Bus.
Cole was born in Newark, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby East Orange. She loved science as
a child, and had a teacher she says was a little like Ms. Frizzle. She attended the
University of Massachusetts and Indiana before graduating from the City College of New York
with a B.A. in psychology. After some graduate education courses, she spent a year as a
librarian in a Brooklyn elementary school. Cole subsequently became a letters correspondent
at Newsweek, then associate editor for the SeeSaw book club at Scholastic, and then a senior
editor for Doubleday Books for Young Readers. She went freelance in 1980, writing children's
books and articles for Parents magazine. The first Magic School Bus book was written in 1985
and published the following year.
The Magic School Bus has enjoyed continued success and has sold millions of copies in
multiple languages. The most recent installment in the series is The Magic School Bus and
the Climate Challenge (2010). Joanna Cole has continued to write books on many subjects for a range of ages. She currently lives with her husband Philip in Norfolk.
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