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S is for sunflower: a Kansas alphabet

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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IL: MG - BL: 6.4 - AR Pts: 1
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AD: Adult Directed 1040L
Nicknamed the "world's breadbasket," the contributions from thegreat state of Kansas reverberate far beyond its borders. Kansas hasgiven us leaders in politics (Dwight D. Eisenhower), aviation(Amelia Earhart); and sports (Wilt Chamberlain); leads our nationin wheat production; and fuels our Hollywood image of the wildWest (Dodge City). From A-Z, S is for Sunflower explores the broadplain of history and people that make up the state of Kansas.Born a few miles and a few months apart, Corey and Devin Scillian wouldmeet 17 years later at Junction City Senior High School. Both graduates of theUniversity of Kansas, Corey is a ceramic artist and Devin anchors the news for theNBC affiliate in Detroit. Devin's other children's books include Cosmo's Moon,P is for Passport: A World Alphabet, and the national bestseller A is for America:An American Alphabet. The authors live in Michigan with their four children.A graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio, DougBowles has been a freelance illustrator for 20 years. In addition to Doug's illustrationsfor children, he enjoys working with a wide range of clients in the advertising,corporate, and editorial communities. His work has been selected many times in theSociety of Illustrators West competition, and he has had several gallery showings.Doug lives in Leawood, Kansas, with his wife and two children.
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