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Big machines : the story of Virginia Lee Burton / by Sherri Duskey Rinker ; illustrated by John Rocco.

Rinker, Sherri Duskey, (author.). Rocco, John, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood JBIO BURTON (Text) 36626103865689 JUV New Biographies Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW E RIN (Text) 70743000155727 Picture Books Available -
Montpelier Harrison Twp PL - Montpelier E Fic RIN (Text) 76052000063827 MHTPLM Elementary Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville EASY 921 BUR (Text) 37323005314672 NEW-BKS Available -
Perry Co PL - Bookmobile BER RIN (Text) 70621000561933 BKM-Easy Readers Checked out 10/13/2017
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield jB Burton (Text) 78292000367612 Children's New Book Collection In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544715578
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston ; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Desribes the life of the children's book author and illustrator, conveying her life at Folly Cove, her love of dance, and how she was able to create images of machinery, including those used in her book, Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel.
Subject: Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968 > Juvenile literature.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Illustrators > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Children's stories > Authorship > Juvenile literature.
Illustration of books > Juvenile literature.
Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968.
Women authors, American.
Authors, American.
Women illustrators.
Illustrators.
Children's stories > Authorship.
Illustration of books.
Women > Biography.

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