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PETER SÍS, a MacArthur Fellow and internationally renowned artist, received Caldecott Honors for Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei and Tibet Through the Red Box. He has lived in and around New York City since 1984.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sâis, Peter, -- 1949- -- Childhood and youth -- Juvenile literature.
Illustrators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Czech Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Czechoslovakia -- Social conditions -- 1945-1992 -- Juvenile literature.
Czechoslovakia -- History -- 1945-1992 -- Juvenile literature.