Uri Shulevitz





Uri Shulevitz


Born
in Warsaw, Poland
February 27, 1935

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Uri Shulevitz is a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, on February 27, 1935. He began drawing at the age of three and, unlike many children, never stopped. The Warsaw blitz occurred when he was four years old, and the Shulevitz family fled. For eight years they were wanderers, arriving, eventually, in Paris in 1947. There Shulevitz developed an enthusiasm for French comic books, and soon he and a friend started making their own. At thirteen, Shulevitz won first prize in an all-elementary-school drawing competition in Paris's 20th district.

In 1949, the family moved to Israel, where Shulevitz worked a variety of jobs: an apprentice at a rubber-stamp shop, a carpenter, and a dog-license clerk at Tel A
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Average rating: 3.94 · 8,593 ratings · 1,019 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
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How I Learned Geography

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The Treasure

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Writing with Pictures: How ...

4.26 avg rating — 335 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Dusk

3.33 avg rating — 266 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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So Sleepy Story

3.40 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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One Monday Morning

3.90 avg rating — 134 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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Dawn

3.81 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1974 — 6 editions
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Troto and the Trucks

2.68 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Rain Rain Rivers

3.81 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1969 — 5 editions
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