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Mordicai Gerstein


Born
in Los Angeles, California, The United States
November 24, 1935

Died
September 24, 2019

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Mordicai Gerstein was an American artist, writer, and film director, best known for illustrating and writing children's books. He illustrated the comic mystery fiction series Something Queer is Going On. He won the 2004 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration. ...more

Average rating: 4.08 · 25,887 ratings · 4,057 reviews · 84 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Man Who Walked Between ...

4.17 avg rating — 15,216 ratings — published 2003 — 27 editions
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The Night World

3.89 avg rating — 1,617 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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A Book

3.89 avg rating — 584 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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The First Drawing

3.95 avg rating — 552 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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The Old Country

3.86 avg rating — 528 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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The Boy and the Whale

3.89 avg rating — 435 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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The Mountains of Tibet

4.43 avg rating — 356 ratings — published 1987 — 10 editions
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How to Bicycle to the Moon ...

3.59 avg rating — 296 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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I Am Pan!

3.65 avg rating — 263 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Moose, Goose, and Mouse

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“Free is what every creature longs to be and has a right to be.”
Mordicai Gerstein, The Old Country

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