Contributor biographical information for Tents, tigers, and the Ringling brothers / by Jerry Apps.


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Jerry Apps is professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of more than fifteen books, many focusing on rural history and country life. His book, Ringlingville USA, received outstanding title recognition from Choice magazine for 2005. Apps is also the author of two children's picture books: Stormy and Eat Rutabagas. Jerry has won numerous other awards for his writing from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Library Association, The Council for Wisconsin Writers, the Robert E. Gard Foundation, the Midwest Booksellers Association, and Barnes and Noble Bookstores.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Ringling Brothers -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Ringling family -- Juvenile literature.
Wisconsin -- Genealogy -- Juvenile literature.