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It's a Snap! free pdf Monica Kulling presents the fascinating life story of George Eastman, the American innovator and entrepreneur who founded the Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. In 1877 in Rochester, New York, George Eastman couldn't understand why picture-taking was so difficult. George realised that not many people could own a camera - they were too expensive and the size of today's microwave oven! But how could he make picture taking easier? This fun easy-to-read biography is a great introduction to modern photography.

About Monica Kulling

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monica Kulling is a poet who has published many books for children, including picture books, adaptations of classic novels, and biographies. Known for introducing biography to children who are just learning to read, she has written about Harriet Tubman, Houdini, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Amelia Earhart, among others. Her book "It's a Snap! George Eastman's First Photograph," illustrated by Bill Slavin, was the first in Tundra's Great Idea Series, followed by "All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine" and "In the Bag! Margaret Knight Wraps It Up." Monica Kulling is also the author of the hilarious "Merci Mister Dash!" Visit her website at www.monicakulling.ca. The author lives in Toronto, Canada. Bill Slavin has illustrated over eighty books for children, including The Big Book of Canada by Christopher Moore, The Library Book by Maureen Sawa, It's a Snap! George Eastman's First Photograph and All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine by Monica Kulling. Among his many honors, he has won the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, the Blue Spruce Award, and the Zena Sutherland Award for Children's Literature. Bill lives near Millbrook, Ontario.

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Author : Monica Kulling
Publisher : Tundra Books
Data Published : 08 August 2013
ISBN : 1770495134
EAN : 9781770495135
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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