Appears on list
Brings to life the childhood experiences of beloved artists and illustrators such as Wanda Gág, Maurice Sendak, and Jerry Pinkney. Stylish illustrations paired with small vignettes and anecdotes from the artists' early lives helps illuminate the hard work, triumphs, failures, and inspiration that helped forge their successful careers.
When eleven-year-old budding scientist Venetia Burney hears about the discovery of a ninth planet in 1930, she suggests the name Pluto to her grandfather. Impressed, he reaches out to some friends, and eventually, a panel of scientists unanimously agrees to name the planet Pluto.