Arthur promises to buy ice cream for his little sister, D.W., if she can read ten words. The twosome race to the park, where D.W. is quick to recognize signs such as ZOO, DON'T WALK, POLICE, and ICE CREAM. When she reads WET PAINT before her big brother does, Arthur is in for a colorful surprise!
About the Author
Marc Brown is known best for his ARTHUR series. He grew up in Erie, Pennsylvania where as a child he was influenced by family and friends that would be eventually become the many stories of an aardvark.Trained at the Cleveland Art Institute, Marc went on to create more than 100 picture books for children. Before his current success, however, Marc had many jobs, including stints as a truck driver, soda jerk, actor, chicken farmer, television art director, short order cook, and college professor! He now lives in Hingham, Massachusetts and Martha's Vineyard, with his wife, illustrator and author Laurie Krasny Brown, and their daughter Eliza. Marc and Laurie are the creators of the path-breaking nonfiction Dino Life Guides for Families series.
Louis Begley est ne en 1933, a Stryj, en Pologne. Apres la guerre, il s'est installe avec ses parents aux Etats-Unis. Etudiant en lettres puis en droit a Harvard, il a integre un grand cabinet d'avocats new-yorkais. Begley est venu tardivement au roman; apres Une education polonaise, il a publie L'homme en retard, Le regard de Max, Mr Schmidt, Mistler prend conge, Schmidt Libere (avril 2002), tous traduits chez Grasset.