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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
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The Man Who Walked Between the Towers Hardcover - 2003

by Mordicai Gerstein; Mordicai Gerstein (Illustrator)

From a highly respected picture book author/illustrator comes a lyrical evocation of Philippe Petit's 1974 tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers. Full color.


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  • Title The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
  • Author Mordicai Gerstein; Mordicai Gerstein (Illustrator)
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition First Edition
  • Pages 44
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Roaring Brook Press, Brookfield, CT
  • Date 2003-09-05
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Dust Cover, Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780761317913 / 0761317910
  • Weight 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
  • Dimensions 11.1 x 8.1 x 0.4 in (28.19 x 20.57 x 1.02 cm)
  • Ages 05 to 08 years
  • Grade levels K - 3
  • Reading level 640
  • Library of Congress subjects World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.), Aerialists
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2003009040
  • Dewey Decimal Code B

Media reviews

Citations

  • ALA Notable Children's Books, 03/15/2004, Page 1291
  • Booklist, 11/01/2003, Page 498
  • Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks, 12/01/2003, Page 152
  • Horn Book Magazine, 11/01/2003, Page 763
  • Hornbook Guide to Children, 07/01/2003, Page 177
  • Kirkus Review - Children, 08/01/2003, Page 1017
  • New York Times, 11/16/2003, Page 31
  • Publishers Weekly, 09/01/2003, Page 89
  • School Library Journal, 11/01/2003, Page 125
  • SLJ's Best Books, 12/01/2003, Page 46

About the author

Mordicai Gerstein is the author and illustrator of The Man Who Walked Between the Towers, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and has had four books named New York Times Best Illustrated Books of the Year. Gerstein was born in Los Angeles in 1935. He remembers being inspired as a child by images of fine art, which his mother cut out of Life magazine, and by children's books from the library: "I looked at Rembrandt and Superman, Matisse and Bugs Bunny, and began to make my own pictures."

He attended Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles, and then got a job in an animated cartoon studio that sent him to New York, where he designed characters and thought up ideas for TV commercials. When a writer named Elizabeth Levy asked him to illustrate a humorous mystery story about two girls and a dog, his book career began, and soon he moved on to writing as well as illustrating. The author of more than forty books, Gerstein lived in Westhampton, Massachusetts.

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