Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.1 X 8.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781534402317

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About the Author

Tony Hillery is the founder and executive director of Harlem Grown. In 2011 he began volunteering at a public elementary school in Harlem. It was then that he noticed the vacant lot across from the street and had a big idea. The rest is history. Tony lives in New York, New York. Harlem Grown is his picture book debut. Jessie Hartland is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including Our Flag Was Still There, which was named a Bank Street Best Book of the Year. The New York Times praised her "joyful folk-art illustrations" in Harlem Grown, written by Tony Hillery. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale's, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times, Travel and Leisure Family Club, Martha Stewart Kids, and Bon Appétit. She lives in New York City and her website is JessieHartland.com.