Oliver Button Is a Sissy by Tomie De Paola

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Oliver would rather tap dance than play baseball and put up with the teasing of his classmates.
 

About Tomie De Paola

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Tomie dePaola is an artist, designer, educator, painter, muralist, author, and illustrator. He was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums, and his books have been published in more than 15 countries.
 
Published May 30, 1979 by Harcourt Children's Books. 48 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Even though Oliver doesn't win first prize at a talent show, his parents and classmates cease their jeering of his ``sissy'' pursuits. Ages 4-8. (Mar.)

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Even though Oliver doesn't win first prize at a talent show, his parents and classmates cease their jeering of his ``sissy'' pursuits. Ages 4-8. (Mar.)

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