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Pecan Pie Baby Hardcover – 28 October 2010

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  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Putnam; 1 edition (28 October 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0399239871
  • ISBN-13: 978-0399239878
  • Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 1 x 23.8 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 340 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars19 customer ratings

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* "Fresh and wise."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Gia's narrative voice is prime Woodson--lyrical, colloquial, and imbued with the authentic feelings of a child."--The Horn Book, starred review

About the Author

Jacqueline Woodson (www.jacquelinewoodson.com) is the recipient of the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award, the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, and the 2018 Children's Literature Legacy Award. She was the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, and in 2015, she was named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. She received the 2014 National Book Award for her New York Times bestselling memoir Brown Girl Dreaming, which was also a recipient of the Coretta Scott King Award, a Newbery Honor, the NAACP Image Award, and a Sibert Honor. She wrote the adult books Red at the Bone, a New York Times bestseller, and Another Brooklyn, a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Jacqueline grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from college with a B.A. in English. She is the author of dozens of award-winning books for young adults, middle graders, and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a four-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. Her books include New York Times bestsellers The Day You Begin and Harbor Me; The Other Side, Each Kindness, Caldecott Honor book Coming On Home Soon; Newbery Honor winners Feathers, Show Way, and After Tupac and D Foster; and Miracle's Boys, which received the LA Times Book Prize and the Coretta Scott King Award. Jacqueline is also a recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement for her contributions to young adult literature and a two-time winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.

Sophie Blackall (www.sophieblackall.com) is the illustrator of several award-winning picture books, including Meet Wild Boars by Meg Rosoff, Big Red Lollipop (by Rukhsana Khan), and the Ivy and Bean books by Annie Barrows, and she wrote and illustrated The Baby Tree. Her many honors include a BCCB Blue Ribbon, Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award, Society of Illustrators Founders Award, Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, Book Sense 76 Pick, and New York Times Top Ten Picture Book. Her artwork has also appeared in murals as part of the New York City MTA's "Arts for Transit" program. Previously she has had jobs in a shoe shop and a robot factory. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Corice
3.0 out of 5 stars Nice story but missing a father figure
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great Addition To A Child's Library/Preschool Classroom
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book
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5.0 out of 5 stars What a beautiful book
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ding Dang Baby!!!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Lovely story
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4.0 out of 5 stars Very sweet.
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