Who Was Lewis Carroll?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Meet the man who created alice, the mad Hatter, and Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum!Lewis Carroll is the pen name of Charles L. Dodgson, a mathematician and church deacon, who taught at Oxford University. He was inspired to write his best known works, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, by one of the Dean's daughters, Alice Liddell.

The books were hugely successful and brought Carroll wide acclaim, especially for the nonsense poems "Jabberwocky" and The Hunting of the Snark. Children and adults continue to be delighted by the fantasy of the Alice stories, which have been the basis of plays and movies since their publication in Victorian England during the 1860s and 1870s.

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Who Was Jane Austen?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Who was jane austen? reveals the life of this most private author. Her writing—principally her five novels—is a critique of the British landed gentry at the end of the eighteenth century, and often a comment on the pursuit of a "good match" in matters of marriage. Step into the world of Georgian England and learn more about the genteel life of this beloved author.

Although jane austen's works were first published anonymously and brought her little personal recognition, today they are rarely out of print and have inspired movies, television shows and mini-series, literary anthologies, and many other adaptations all around the world. Pride and prejudice, mansfield Park, Sense and Sensibility, Emma, and Northhanger Abbey remain her most famous works.

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Who Was Chuck Jones?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Coyote, pepé le pew, porky Pig and a slew of other Warner Brothers characters. They starred bugs bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Jones was nominated for eight Academy Awards, won three, and received an honorary Oscar for his work in the animation industry. His career spanned almost seventy years, doc?, during which he made over 250 animated films, including What's Opera, a classic Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd short that is considered to be one of the greatest cartoons of all time.

What's up, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, doc?" find out in this lively biography of the most celebrated director in animation history!Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, and director of  many classic animated cartoon shorts. When he moved  on to metro-goldwyn-mayer, his work includes a  series of Tom and Jerry shorts as well as the  television adaptation of Dr.

Who Was Chuck Jones? #ad - Seuss's how the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Who Is Ralph Lauren? Who Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Learn the amazing story of the man who is a true American fashion icon. Born in the bronx, even as a teenager Ralph Lauren was known for his distinctive fashion sense, having a taste for both classic preppy clothes and vintage looks like beat-up leather jackets. He got his start in the fashion business by selling ties that he designed.

In this easy-to-read biography, best-selling author and Who Was? creator Jane O'Connor explains exactly how a fashion line is created—from first drawings to models strutting on the runway. The polo player with the raised mallet—everyone knows the Ralph Lauren logo. From ties he went on to create a global fashion empire.

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Who Was Bob Marley?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Born in rural jamaica, this musician and songwriter began his career with his band, The Wailing Wailers, in 1963. Grosset dunlap. Who was bob marley? tells the story of how a man with humble roots became an international icon. This title in the new york Times best-selling series contains eighty illustrations that help bring the story to life.

Who Was Bob Marley? #ad - His greatest-hits album, Legend, remains the best-selling reggae album of all time. Bob's distinctive style and dedication to his Rastafari beliefs became a rallying cry for the poor and disenfranchised the world over and led to a hugely successful solo career. Get up, stand up! for the king of reggae music!Bob Marley was a reggae superstar who is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of all time.

. The wailers went on to spread the gospel of reggae music around the globe. After his death in 1981, Bob Marley became a symbol of Jamaican culture and identity.

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What Was the Ice Age?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - A mesmerizing overview of the world as it was when glaciers covered the earth and long-extinct creatures like the woolly mammoths and saber-toothed cats battled to survive. Go back 20, 000 years ago to a time of much colder global temperatures when glaciers and extensive sheets of ice covered much of our planet.

What Was the Ice Age? #ad - Grosset dunlap. As these sheets traveled, saber-toothed cats, leading to the evolution of creatures such as  giant armadillos, they caused enormous changes in the Earth's landscape and climate, and woolly mammoths as well as club-wielding Neanderthals and later the cleverer modern humans. Nico medina re-creates this harsh ancient world in a vivid and easy-to-read narrative.

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Who Was Fidel Castro?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Called a leader by some and a dictator by others, Castro defined not one but several eras in world politics. Grosset dunlap. While in power, castro outlasted ten US presidents and turned the small nation into a one-party state with influence over the entire world. Learn all about the man who shaped Cuba for more than half a decade.

Who Was Fidel Castro? #ad - After overthrowing fulgencia batista in 1959, Fidel Castro became the leader of an island country only ninety miles away from Florida. When fidel castro died on november 25, 2016, many people around the world responded with mixed emotions.

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Where Is the Tower of London?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Pascal brings to life one of the most fascinating landmarks in the world. But the tower's reputation as a prison is probably what accounts for its popularity! Two young princes in the time of King Richard III were never again heard from after entering the castle, and two of King Henry VIII's wives were held captive here.

Where Is the Tower of London? #ad - The tower of london holds almost a thousand years' worth of secrets!the tower of london draws more than 2 million visitors a year! Almost 1, a zoo, 000 years old and first built by William the Conqueror in 1066, a palace, the tower has been a fortress, and an exhibit site for the amazing Crown Jewels.

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Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen? Who Was?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - While this book details thrilling flight missions and the grueling training sessions the Tuskegee Airmen underwent, it also shines a light on the lives of these brave men who helped pave the way for the integration of the US armed forces. Grosset dunlap. It's up, and away with the tuskegee airmen, up, a heroic group of African American military pilots who helped the United States win World War II.

During world war ii, black americans were fighting for their country and for freedom in Europe, yet they had to endure a totally segregated military in the United States, where they weren't considered smart enough to become military pilots. After acquiring government funding for aviation training, civil rights activists were able to kickstart the first African American military flight program in the US at Tuskegee University in Alabama.

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Who Was Coretta Scott King?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Growing up in alabama, coretta scott King graduated valedictorian from her high school before becoming one of the first African American students at Antioch College in Ohio. It was there that she became politically active, joining the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP.

The wife of Martin Luther King Jr. Coretta scott king was a civil rights leader in her own right, playing a prominent role in the African American struggle for racial equality in the 1960s. Here's a gripping portrait of a smart, remarkable woman. Following her husband's assassination in 1968, she assumed leadership of the movement.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? #ad - Later in life she was an advocate for the Women's Rights Movement, LGBT rights, and she worked to end apartheid in South Africa. Grosset dunlap. After her marriage to Martin Luther King Jr. Coretta took part in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Who Was Leif Erikson?

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Penguin Workshop #ad - Grosset dunlap. Hold on to your viking helmets as you learn about the first known European to set foot on North America in this exciting addition to the Who Was? series!Leif Erikson was born to be an explorer. This book gives readers a detailed account of what life was like during the time of the Vikings.

Who Was Leif Erikson? #ad - His father, had established the first european settlement in present-day Greenland, Erik the Red, and although he didn't yet know it, Leif was destined to embark on an adventure of his own. The wise and striking viking landed in the area known as vinland almost five centuries before Christopher Columbus even set sail! "Leif the Lucky" and the other fierce, sea-fearing pirates were accomplished navigators who raided foreign lands for resources, hunted for their food, and passed down Old Norse myths from one generation to the next.

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