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David Wisniewski (March 21, 1953 in England — September 11, 2002 in Alexandria, Virginia at age 49), was a children's author and illustrator.

He attended the University of Maryland, College Park but quit after one semester to join the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, graduating in 1973. He worked for several years as a clown before moving to Maryland and joining the Prince George's Country Puppet Theatre where he met his wife Donna Harris. In 1980, they started the Clarion Puppet Theatre (later known as the Clarion Shadow Theatre) which toured in schools, theaters and at the Smithsonian. After his children were born, he become a full-time author/ illustrator, using layers of cut paper to illustrate children's books. His book Golem, won the 1997 Caldecott Medal.

In his acceptance speech, he said of himself:"I am a self-taught artist and writer who depends on instincts developed through years of circus and puppet performance to guide a story's structure and look."

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Total Books: 46
The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups
2008 - The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439554029
ISBN-10: 1439554021
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Golem
2007 - Golem (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618894246
ISBN-10: 0618894241
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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The Wave of the Sea-Wolf Book  Cassette
2005 - The Wave of the Sea-wolf Book Cassette [Read Along Book & Cassette] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780618569373
ISBN-10: 0618569375
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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Sumo Mouse
2002 - Sumo Mouse (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780756785062
ISBN-10: 0756785065
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups The Second File
2001 - The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups the Second File (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688178550
ISBN-10: 0688178553
Genre: Children's Books
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Wave of the Sea-Wolf
2001 - Wave of the Sea-wolf (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613194891
ISBN-10: 0613194896
Genre: Children's Books
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Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups
2001 - Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613442541
ISBN-10: 0613442547
Genre: Children's Books
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Sundiata Lion King of Mali
1999 - Sundiata Lion King of Mali (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613178679
ISBN-10: 061317867X
Genre: Children's Books
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Tough Cookie
1999 - Tough Cookie (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780688153373
ISBN-10: 0688153372
Genre: Children's Books
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The Wave of the Sea-Wolf
1999 - The Wave of the Sea-wolf (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395968925
ISBN-10: 0395968925
Genre: Children's Books
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Amanda Joins the Circus
1999 - Amanda Joins the Circus (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780380803385
ISBN-10: 0380803380
Genre: Children's Books
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Sundiata  Lion King of Mali
1999 - Sundiata Lion King of Mali (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395764817
ISBN-10: 0395764815
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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The Warrior and the Wise Man
1998 - The Warrior and the Wise Man (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780688161590
ISBN-10: 0688161596
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups
1998 - The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780688153403
ISBN-10: 0688153402
Genre: Children's Books
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Worlds of Shadow Teaching with Shadow Puppetry
1996 - Worlds of Shadow Teaching with Shadow Puppetry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781563084508
ISBN-10: 1563084503
Genre: Nonfiction
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Rain Player
1996 - Rain Player (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395720844
ISBN-10: 0395720842
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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Rain Player
1991 - Rain Player (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395551127
ISBN-10: 0395551129
Genre: Children's Books
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Le guerrier et le sage
1991 - Le Guerrier Et Le Sage (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782211026178
ISBN-10: 2211026176
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Elfwyn's Saga Story and Pictures
1990 - Elfwyn's Saga Story and Pictures (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780688095895
ISBN-10: 0688095895
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction
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100 story writing
100 Story Writing (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780760601891
ISBN-10: 0760601895
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Daily starters Word of the day
Daily Starters Word of the Day (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780760603253
ISBN-10: 0760603251
Genre: Reference
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