Jules Feiffer





Jules Feiffer

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in New York, New York, The United States
January 26, 1929

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Jules Feiffer is the acclaimed author-illustrator of several books for children, including BARK, GEORGE; MEANWHILE . . .; and I LOST MY BEAR; and the illustrator of THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH, by Norton Juster. Jules Feiffer is also a renowned editorial cartoonist, playwright, novelist, and screenwriter. He has been the recipient of an Academy Award, a Pulitzer Prize, a London Theatre Critics Award, and two Obie Awards, and a retrospective exhibition of his work appeared at the Library of Congress. SOME THINGS ARE SCARY, written by Florence Parry Heide, is his first book for Candlewick Press. Coincidentally, Robert Osborne, who originally illustrated SOME THINGS ARE SCARY in 1969, was a major influence on Jules Feiffer's work. Of his first readi...more


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A Barrel of Laughs, a Vale ...
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The Man in the Ceiling
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I Lost My Bear
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The Daddy Mountain
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Meanwhile...
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The Great Comic Book Heroes
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Backing Into Forward
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A Room With a Zoo
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Passionella and Other Stories
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“Christ died for our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?”
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“I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. Then they told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, I was deprived. Then they told me underpriviledged was overused, I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime, but I have a great vocabulary.”
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“design is so important because chaos is so hard”
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