Mordicai Gerstein


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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.

Average rating: 4.08 · 24,347 ratings · 3,803 reviews · 82 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Man Who Walked Between ...

4.16 avg rating — 14,746 ratings — published 2003 — 24 editions
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The Night World

3.89 avg rating — 1,552 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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A Book

3.88 avg rating — 562 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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The First Drawing

3.92 avg rating — 473 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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The Old Country

3.86 avg rating — 493 ratings — published 2005 — 10 editions
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The Boy and the Whale

3.89 avg rating — 368 ratings — published 2017 — 2 editions
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The Mountains of Tibet

4.42 avg rating — 323 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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How to Bicycle to the Moon ...

3.58 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 2013 — 5 editions
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I Am Pan!

3.63 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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Dear Hot Dog

3.62 avg rating — 153 ratings — published 2011
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