Spier, Peter (Edward)

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SPIER, Peter (Edward)

SPIER, Peter (Edward). American (born Netherlands), b. 1927. Genres: Children's fiction, Illustrations. Career: Elsevier's Weekblad, Paris, France, junior editor, 1949-51; Elsevier Publishing, Houston, TX, junior editor, 1951-52; author and illustrator, 1952-. Publications: FOR CHILDREN. SELF-ILLUSTRATED FICTION: The Fox Went Out on a Chilly Night: An Old Song, 1961; London Bridge Is Falling Down, 1967; To Market! To Market!, 1967; Hurrah, We're Outward Bound!, 1968; And So My Garden Grows, 1969; Noah's Ark, 1977 in UK as The Great Flood, 1978; Oh, Were They Ever Happy, 1978 in UK as Nothing Like a Fresh Coat of Paint, 1981; Bored, Nothing to Do, 1978; Peter Spier's Christmas, 1983; Peter Spier's Little Bible Storybooks, 1983; (reteller) The Book of Jonah, 1985; Dreams, 1986; Peter Spier's Circus, 1992; Father, May I Come?, 1993. NONFICTION: Of Dikes and Windmills, 1970; The Erie Canal, 1970; Gobble, Growl, Grunt, 1971; Crash! Bang! Boom!, 1972; Fast-Slow, High-Low: A Book of Opposites, 1972; The Star-Spangled Banner, 1973; Tin Lizzie, 1975; The Legend of New Amsterdam, 1979; People, 1980; The Pet Store, 1981; My School, 1981; The Fire House, 1981; The Food Market, 1981; The Toy Shop, 1981; Bill's Service Station, 1981 in UK as Bill's Garage; Rain, 1982; Peter Spier's Little Cats, 1984; Peter Spier's Little Dogs, 1984; Peter Spier's Little Ducks, 1984; Peter Spier's Little Rabbits, 1984; We the People: The Story of the U.S. Constitution, 1987; Fast Cars, Slow Cars, 1988; Here Come the Fire Trucks, 1988; Trucks that Dig and Dump, 1988; Big Trucks, Little Trucks, 1988. Illustrator of books by E. Reynolds, L. Untermeyer, R.L. Holberg, M.G. Otto, H.J. Berkhard, F.K. Brown, M. Vetter, F.H. Burnett, M. Twain, P. Krasilovsky, M.B. Boni, M.M. Dodge, J. Reynolds, D. Angus, K. Dodson, E. Fairholme and P. Powell, L. Davis, G.H. Grant, M. Shemin, F.K. Brown. Address: PO Box 566, 5 Warden Cliff Road, Shoreham, NY 11786, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]