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Tony Johnston

Full Name: Tony Johnston
Gender: Female
Hometown: California
Number of Works: 95
Tony Johnston has written many acclaimed books for young people. She and her husband lived in Mexico for fifteen years, where they raised their children. She now lives in San Marino, California.

ISBN: 159643113X, 9781596431133
Pages: 192
Published: 2007
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0698113683, 9780698113688
Keywords: story, quilt
Pages: 32
Published: 1985
  • Rating: 80%

Long ago, a young girl named Abigail put her beloved patchwork quilt in the attic. Now years later, another girl discovers the quilt and makes it her own, relying on its warmth to help her feel secure in a new home. "A quilt that provides warmth, fun and comfort to two different generations is the star of this rich picture book . . . dePaola provides a warm, dignified interpretation of Johnston's stroy."--Booklist, starred review. Full color.
ISBN: 0152163301, 9780152163303
Keywords: abuelita
Pages: 32
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

Winner of a 2010 Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor! Abuelita’s hair is the color of salt. Her face is as crinkled as a dried chile. She booms out words as wild as blossoms blooming. She stuffs her carcacha—her jalopy—with all the things she needs: a plumed snake, a castle, a skeleton, and more. Her grandson knows he has the most amazing grandmother ever—with a very important job. What does Abuelita do? With her booming voice and wonderful props, Abuelita is a storyteller. Next to being a grandmother, that may be the most important job of all.  Sprinkled with Span
ISBN: 0698118715, 9780698118713
Keywords: cinderrrrrella, bigfoot
Pages: 32
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 1570915474, 9781570915475
Keywords: harmonica
Pages: 32
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

When the Nazis invade Poland, a family is split apart. A harmonica keeps a boy's hope alive. The story is inspired by the life of a Holocaust survivor.
ISBN: 0439459486, 9780439459488
Keywords: turkeys
Pages: 32
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

"Looky!" says a silly turkey swinging from a vine. Gobble gobble wibble wobble.Whoops! Now there are nine.Girls and boys will gobble up this hilarious story about ten goofy turkeys and their silly antics: swinging from a vine, strutting on a boar, doing a noodle dance, and more. Veteran author Tony Johnston has written a joyful text, which first-time illustrator Richard Deas brings to life as wild and wacky fun!
ISBN: 014056408X, 9780140564082
Keywords: mountain, amber
Pages: 32
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0152056254, 9780152056254
Keywords: wall, bathroom, spoon
Pages: 144
Published: 2005
  • Rating: 60%