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Award-winning children's book author Arthur Geisert's pigs are legendary in the world of children's books. They carve ice sculptures, teach Roman numerals, create ingenious machines and get up to all kinds of antics. Did Arthur grow up on a farm? No. He grew up in LA and claims not to have seen a pig until he was an adult. Trained as a sculptor in college, Geisert learned to etch at the Otis Art Institute in LA. Geisert has published just about a book a year for the past 30 years and every one of his books has been illustrated with etchings. His work has appeared in The New Yorker and the Horn Book magazine, and he has won the New York Time's Best Illustrated Award. A resident of Galena, a community in northwest Illinois, for decades, he currently lives in a converted bank building in Bernard, Iowa.
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Swine -- Juvenile fiction.
Determination (Personality trait) -- Juvenile fiction.
Cooperativeness -- Juvenile fiction.
Communities -- Juvenile fiction.
Stories without words.
Picture books for children.
Pigs -- Fiction.
Pigs -- Fiction. -- sears
Cooperativeness -- Fiction. -- sears
Ice -- Fiction. -- sears