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The Chalk Box Kid

Written by Clyde Robert BullaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Clyde Robert Bulla
Illustrated by Thomas B. AllenAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Thomas B. Allen

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A classroom favorite about the power of art and creativity.
 
A new neighborhood. A new school. A lonely birthday. Life isn’t easy for nine-year-old Gregory. Then he finds an abandoned chalk factory behind his house. It’s a secret place, just for him! Now he can draw anything he imagines on the dark brick walls. What amazing thing will Gregory draw first?
 
Two beloved classics—The Chalk Box Kid and The Paint Brush Kid—get a vibrant new look!

Thomas B. Allen

About Thomas B. Allen

Thomas B. Allen - The Chalk Box Kid
Thomas B. Allen's writings range from articles for National Geographic Magazine to books on espionage and military history. His latest book is Declassified: 50 Top-Secret Documents That Changed History, published by the National Geographic Society in cooperation with the International Spy Museum. He is also the author of young adult books for National Geographic: Remember Pearl Harbor, Remember Valley Forge, George Washington, Spymaster, and Harriet Tubman, Secret Agent.. The books have received outstanding reviews and won multiple awards, including "Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People" and the New York Public Library's "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing." Remember Pearl Harbor was selected as one of the Notable Books of the Year by the American Library Association. Allen’s is the co-author with Norman Polmar of Spy Book: The Encyclopedia of Espionage, the principal source book for the International Spy Museum, and an encyclopedia of World War II: America at War. 1941-194. He and his wife Scottie, a potter and member of Wavery Street Gallery, live in Bethesda, Maryland.
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WINNER 1989 Kansas William Allen White Children's Book Award

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