Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully was born left-handed in Galesburg, Illinois. She was a dare-devil tree-climber and ball-player who loved to write stories and illustrate them. Her family moved to New York City and then to a suburb, where she attended school. After college at Brown University, she earned a Master's degree at Columbia University in art history. She worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines, advertisements and book publishers until a radio station commissioned a series of posters showing children playing. The first appeared in subway cars, where it was seen by a children's book editor. It launched a long career, first as an illustrator, then as author/illustrator of picture books. McCully won a Caldecott Medal in 1993. She has two grown sons, one grandson and lives in New York City and Columbia County, N.Y., where she grows flowers and vegetables.

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Manjiro
by Emily Arnold McCully
1st edition from Farrar, Straus and Giroux
for 3rd-5th grade
in Historical Fiction (Location: FIC-HIF)
Mirette on the High Wire
by Emily Arnold McCully
from PaperStar Books
Realistic Fiction for Kindergarten-2nd grade
1993 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
$7.99
Secret Seder
by Doreen Rappaport
1st edition from Hyperion Press
for 3rd-5th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Starring Mirette & Bellini
by Emily Arnold McCully
from PaperStar Books
Realistic Fiction for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)