Imatge de l'autor

Sophie Blackall

Autor/a de Hello Lighthouse

25+ obres 1,994 Membres 170 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Sophie Blackall was born in 1970 and grew up in Australia. She received a Bachelor of Design in Sydney in 1992 with honors. She spent the following few years painting robotic characters for theme parks, providing the hands for a DIY television show, and writing a household hints column. She also mostra'n més had many exhibitions of paintings in galleries in Sydney and Melbourne. She moved to New York City in 2000. Her editorial illustrations have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Architectural Digest, Town and Country, Vogue, and Gourmet. She has illustrated over thirty books for children including Ruby's Wish, Meet Wild Boars, Pecan Pie Baby, Big Red Lollipop, and the Ivy and Bean series. She won the 2016 Randolph Caldecott Medal for the Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear and the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Medal for Hello Lighthouse. Her first book for adults was entitled Missed Connections: Love, Lost and Found. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Sophie Blackall

Obres de Sophie Blackall

Hello Lighthouse (2018) 718 exemplars
Farmhouse (2022) — Autor — 198 exemplars
The Baby Tree (2014) 188 exemplars
If You Come to Earth (2020) 180 exemplars
Negative Cat (2021) 93 exemplars
Are You Awake? (2011) 84 exemplars
Things to Look Forward To (2022) 81 exemplars
If I Was a Horse (2023) 43 exemplars
Lieber Besucher aus dem All (2020) 2 exemplars
Bright and Bold Nursery Crafts (1998) 2 exemplars

Obres associades

Quan m'atrapis (2009) — Autor de la coberta, algunes edicions6,245 exemplars
Ivy + Bean (2006) — Il·lustrador — 2,830 exemplars
Ivy + Bean and the Ghost that Had to Go (2006) — Il·lustrador — 1,865 exemplars
Ivy + Bean Break the Fossil Record (2007) — Il·lustrador — 1,548 exemplars
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear (2015) — Il·lustrador — 1,318 exemplars
Ruby's Wish (2002) — Il·lustrador — 1,017 exemplars
Ivy + Bean Take Care of the Babysitter (2008) — Il·lustrador — 974 exemplars
Big Red Lollipop (2010) — Il·lustrador — 926 exemplars
Ivy + Bean: Bound to Be Bad (2008) — Il·lustrador — 921 exemplars
Ivy + Bean: Doomed to Dance (2009) — Il·lustrador; Il·lustrador — 870 exemplars
Ivy + Bean: What's the Big Idea? (2010) — Il·lustrador — 802 exemplars
Ivy + Bean: No News Is Good News (2011) — Il·lustrador — 518 exemplars
Pecan Pie Baby (2010) — Il·lustrador — 439 exemplars
The Beatryce Prophecy (2021) — Il·lustrador — 382 exemplars
Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out (2008) — Col·laborador — 340 exemplars
Els corbs de Pearblossom (1967) — Il·lustrador, algunes edicions339 exemplars
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010 (2010) — Col·laborador — 301 exemplars
Mr. and Mrs. Bunny--Detectives Extraordinaire! (2012) — Il·lustrador — 293 exemplars
A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat (2015) — Il·lustrador — 278 exemplars
A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader (2018) — Il·lustrador — 231 exemplars
Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World (2018) — Il·lustrador — 221 exemplars
Winnie's Great War (2018) — Il·lustrador — 205 exemplars
Goodnight Songs (2014) — Il·lustrador — 181 exemplars
Funny Girl: Funniest. Stories. Ever. (2017) — Col·laborador — 173 exemplars
Wombat Walkabout (2009) — Il·lustrador — 161 exemplars
Meet Wild Boars (2005) — Il·lustrador — 154 exemplars
Ivy + Bean Box Set 1 (Books 1-3) (2008) — Il·lustrador — 137 exemplars
The Mighty Lalouche (2013) — Il·lustrador — 97 exemplars
Jumpy Jack & Googily (2008) — Il·lustrador — 97 exemplars
The Creativity Project: An Awesometastic Story Collection (2018) — Col·laborador — 96 exemplars
The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield (2013) — Il·lustrador — 92 exemplars
Lord and Lady Bunny--Almost Royalty! (2014) — Il·lustrador — 86 exemplars
Wild Boars Cook (2008) — Il·lustrador — 84 exemplars
Knock, Knock (2007) — Il·lustrador — 80 exemplars
What's So Bad About Being an Only Child? (2005) — Il·lustrador — 66 exemplars
Summer Is Summer (2006) — Il·lustrador — 44 exemplars
Mischief Season (2013) — Il·lustrador — 36 exemplars
The All-Powerful Ring (2013) — Il·lustrador — 13 exemplars
Beware the Clopper! (2016) — Il·lustrador — 12 exemplars
Respect Your Ghosts (2017) — Il·lustrador — 6 exemplars
Ivy & Bean Paper Dolls (2011) — Il·lustrador — 6 exemplars


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1. I would recommend this book to any age.
2. In this book there is a man who works at a lighthouse all alone. This is an older lighthouse so it is not automated so the lighthouse watcher has to put oil in the lighthouse and take care of it so ships don't crash. A ship once crashed and he saved them. Then his wife shows up and they have a kid and live together in the lighthouse. Then in the end the lighthouse becomes functional by themselves and he ends up living on the main land.
3.I would highly recommend this book. It demonstrates how changes happen as well as how much nicer it is when you work with friends around you and many other lessons woven into the story.… (més)
Jennamh8 | Hi ha 48 ressenyes més | Feb 7, 2024 |
I loved this book! This sweet story depicts a lighthouse and a lighthouse keepers life including saving a boat, having a family, etc. I feel that this book showed all sides of humanity including sickness, pregnancy, marriage,etc, and I felt that the simple story was heartfelt and sweet.
kaylee.dicey | Hi ha 48 ressenyes més | Feb 7, 2024 |
This book would be good for primary students. This book is "Hello Lighthouse" written and illustrated by Sophie Blackwell, published in 2018. This book is about a reassuring lighthouse that says hello to all of the boats passing by. It tells about the family that lives in the lighthouse and how they help the boats when they are in trouble, or when it is foggy, or when it is stormy, etc. I would use this in my classroom to teach my kids about lighthouses or just to have a fun lighthearted book in my class. It has a lot of descriptive words in it that could help with kids writing.… (més)
kcochell23 | Hi ha 48 ressenyes més | Jan 31, 2024 |
This book is a good 1st or 2nd grade book because it has a simple story line with very well drawn pictures on every page. The book is about a lighthouse keeper who tends the lighthouse day and night. The book has a repetitive sense because it talks about what the keeper does in his day but adds on new things every page. The keepers wife comes to the lighthouse, he gets sick, his wife gets pregnant and has a kid. At the end of the book the keeper and his family receive a letter which turns out to be the coastguard coming to install a new light that wouldn't require the services of the keeper any more. So the keeper and his family move back the main land and live their life on shore. This book can be used to explain some history to younger kids, in a fun way. What lighthouses are and what they were used for, and what life might have looked liked being a keeper of one.… (més)
mwik21 | Hi ha 48 ressenyes més | Jan 29, 2024 |



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