The Day Eddie Met the Author

Illustrated by Adam Gustavson
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About The Book

A real author's visiting Eddie's school, and Eddie can hardly wait! After reading lots of the author's books, he has an important question. It turns out he's not the only one with a big question on the day of the assembly, though. It seems like everyone wants to ask something! So he waits. And waits. And when he finally gets his chance, Eddie gets an even better answer than he'd hoped for....

About The Author

Photograph by Robert Flischel

Louise Borden graduated from Denison University with a degree in history. She taught first graders and preschoolers and later was a part-owner of a bookstore in Cincinnati, Ohio. In addition to writing children’s books, she also speaks regularly to young students about the writing process. Her books include Good Luck, Mrs. K!, which won the Christopher Medal, and The A+ Custodian. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and you can visit her at LouiseBorden.com.

About The Illustrator

Adam Gustavson is a graduate of Rowan University and the Master of Fine Arts Illustration program at the School of Visual Arts in New York. In addition to illustrating picture books, he currently teaches at Passaic County Community College and Seton Hall University. He lives and paints in West Orange, New Jersey, with his wife, their children, several guitars, and a ferret named Gracie.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (July 2004)
  • Length: 44 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689867200
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Ages: 7 - 10
  • Lexile ® 590L

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School Library Journal This book conveys the value of those who write for children.

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