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Sandra Boynton

Autor(a) de Moo, Baa, La La La!

135+ Works 44,030 Membros 570 Críticas 45 Favorited

About the Author

Sandra Boynton was born in Orange, New Jersey, and grew up in the Mount Airy section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Boynton's parents became Quakers when she was two years old. From kindergarten through 12th grade, she and her sisters attended Germantown Friends School, where their father taught mostrar mais English and was Head of the Upper School. She went on to Yale, entering in 1970 for her second year of college. She spent the second semester of her junior year studying in Paris through Wesleyan University's program. At Yale, she majored in English. Boynton intended to become a theater director. For graduate studies in drama, she attended the University of California at Berkeley for one year, then transferred to the Yale School of Drama D.F.A. program, but she did not complete the program. With the birth of her first child in 1979, Boynton postponed indefinitely a career in the theater. Boynton began designing greeting cards for Recycled Paper Greetings. Her designs were at the forefront of the Alternative Cards commercial movement that began in the mid-1970s. According to RPG co-founder and president Mike Keiser, over 200 million copies of Boynton's distinctive humorous cards featuring an assortment of unnamed cartoon animal characters, spare layout, and droll messages sold between 1973 and 1995. Since the 1977 release of Hippos Go Berserk!, Boynton has published many children's books, as well as several illustrated humor books for the general market. Her books are most typically for very young children, offered in the laminated paperboard format known as board books. Five of her books have been New York Times best sellers: Chocolate: The Consuming Passion; Frog Trouble and Eleven Other Pretty Serious Songs; Yay, You!; Consider Love; and Philadelphia Chickens, which reached the number one position on the list, and was on the list for nearly a year. Two of her books are Publisher's Weekly bestsellers, Dinosaur Dance!, and Eek! Halloween!. Three of Boynton's books are on the Publishers Weekly All-Time Bestselling Children's Books list. More than 30 million copies of her books have been sold. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos


Obras por Sandra Boynton

Moo, Baa, La La La! (1982) 3,912 exemplares, 50 críticas
The Going to Bed Book (1982) 3,677 exemplares, 47 críticas
Barnyard Dance! (1993) 2,880 exemplares, 34 críticas
Blue Hat, Green Hat (1984) 2,048 exemplares, 22 críticas
But Not the Hippopotamus (1982) 2,027 exemplares, 29 críticas
Doggies: A Counting and Barking Book (1984) 1,774 exemplares, 17 críticas
Pajama Time! (2000) 1,664 exemplares, 23 críticas
Snuggle Puppy: A Little Love Song (2003) 1,618 exemplares, 12 críticas
Opposites (1982) 1,407 exemplares, 16 críticas
Belly Button Book (2005) 1,367 exemplares, 13 críticas
A to Z (1984) 1,345 exemplares, 17 críticas
Hippos Go Berserk! (1977) 1,287 exemplares, 34 críticas
Oh My Oh My Oh Dinosaurs! (1993) 1,174 exemplares, 13 críticas
Horns to Toes and in Between (1984) 1,080 exemplares, 11 críticas
Philadelphia Chickens (2002) 1,058 exemplares, 8 críticas
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck: A Book of Moods (2011) 849 exemplares, 8 críticas
One, Two, Three! (1993) 826 exemplares, 11 críticas
Birthday Monsters! (1993) 708 exemplares, 10 críticas
Hey! Wake Up! (2000) 673 exemplares, 7 críticas
Chocolate: The Consuming Passion (1982) 599 exemplares, 15 críticas
Rhinoceros Tap (1996) 545 exemplares, 2 críticas
Yay, You! Moving Up and Moving On (2013) 544 exemplares, 16 críticas
Dinosaur Dance! (Sandra Boynton Board Books) (2016) 534 exemplares, 3 críticas
Your Personal Penguin (2006) 515 exemplares, 4 críticas
What's Wrong, Little Pookie? (2007) 495 exemplares, 7 críticas
Are You a Cow? (2012) 483 exemplares, 6 críticas
Fifteen Animals! (2008) 466 exemplares, 13 críticas
Dog Train (2005) — Autor — 452 exemplares, 3 críticas
Spooky Pookie (2015) 434 exemplares
Let's Dance, Little Pookie (2008) 399 exemplares, 3 críticas
Night-Night, Little Pookie (Pookie Books) (2009) 378 exemplares, 5 críticas
A Is for Angry: An Animal and Adjective Alphabet (1983) 338 exemplares, 7 críticas
Tickle Time! (2012) 310 exemplares, 7 críticas
Eek! Halloween! (2016) 292 exemplares, 4 críticas
Perfect Piggies! (2010) 274 exemplares, 6 críticas
Happy Birthday, Little Pookie (Pookie Books) (2010) 241 exemplares, 2 críticas
Bob and 6 more Christmas Stories (1999) 219 exemplares, 3 críticas
Dinosnores (Boynton on Board) (2019) 218 exemplares, 4 críticas
But Not the Armadillo (2018) 215 exemplares, 2 críticas
Little Pookie (2011) 206 exemplares
Dinosaur's Binkit (1998) 201 exemplares, 4 críticas
Blue Moo: 17 Jukebox Hits From Way Back Never (2007) 199 exemplares, 3 críticas
I Love You, Little Pookie (2018) 196 exemplares
Fuzzy Fuzzy Fuzzy! a touch, skritch, & tickle book (2003) 182 exemplares, 4 críticas
Dinos To Go : 7 Nifty Dinosaurs in 1 Swell Book (2000) 179 exemplares, 2 críticas
Consider Love (2002) 173 exemplares, 6 críticas
Christmas Parade (2011) 158 exemplares, 1 crítica
Grunt: Pigorian Chant from Snouto Domoinko de Silo (1996) 153 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Bunny Rabbit Show! (2014) 145 exemplares, 2 críticas
Frog Trouble and Eleven Other Pretty Serious Songs (2013) 138 exemplares, 1 crítica
Woodland Dance! (2021) 137 exemplares
Merry Christmas, Little Pookie (2018) 116 exemplares
Christmastime (1987) 107 exemplares, 1 crítica
Your Nose! (Boynton on Board) (2020) 106 exemplares, 2 críticas
Moo, Baa, Fa La La La La! (2022) 104 exemplares, 1 crítica
Don't Let the Turkeys Get You Down (1986) 101 exemplares, 4 críticas
Woo Hoo! You're Doing Great! (2023) 97 exemplares, 5 críticas
Amazing Cows: Udder Absurdity for Children (2010) 77 exemplares, 3 críticas
Bath Time! (1600) 75 exemplares, 1 crítica
Good Night, Good Night (1985) 70 exemplares, 4 críticas
Chloe and Maude (1985) 60 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Compleat Turkey (1980) 55 exemplares, 2 críticas
Peekaboo Rex! (Boynton on Board) (2023) 53 exemplares
Barnyard Bath! (2008) 49 exemplares
How Big Is Zagnodd? (2020) 49 exemplares, 1 crítica
Here, George! (2018) 46 exemplares, 2 críticas
Happy Easter, Little Pookie (2023) 33 exemplares
One Shoe Blues (2009) 31 exemplares, 2 críticas
Moo Cow Book (2004) 30 exemplares, 1 crítica
Hester in the Wild (1979) 27 exemplares, 1 crítica
Hippos Remain Calm (2023) 23 exemplares, 2 críticas
If at First (1980) 20 exemplares, 1 crítica
My Puppy Book (2005) 13 exemplares
Hey! What's That? (1985) 11 exemplares
Big Box of Little Pookie (2011) 10 exemplares
My Piggy Book (2006) 8 exemplares
Mom's Family Calendar 2007 (2006) 5 exemplares
Mom's Family Calendar 2008 (2007) 3 exemplares, 1 crítica
Mom's Family Wall Calendar 2021 (2020) 2 exemplares
Mums Family Wall Calendar 2019 (2018) 2 exemplares
One Two Three 2 exemplares
Snoozers 1 exemplar
Hey! Wake Up! 1 exemplar
Snuggle Puppy! 1 exemplar
A to Z 1 exemplar
Mom's Family Calendar 2006 (2005) 1 exemplar
Mom's Family Calendar 2011 (2010) 1 exemplar
Mom's Family Calendar 2010 (2009) 1 exemplar
Mom's Family Calendar 2017 (2016) 1 exemplar
Mum's Family Calendar 2015 (2014) 1 exemplar
Mum's Family Calendar 2016 (2015) 1 exemplar
Birthday Monsters! 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Heart of Cool (1999) — Ilustrador, algumas edições42 exemplares, 1 crítica
Story of Grump and Pout (1988) — Ilustrador, algumas edições22 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 7, March 1981 — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 1, September 1980 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


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Conhecimento Comum

Nome canónico
Boynton, Sandra
Data de nascimento
País (no mapa)
Local de nascimento
Orange, New Jersey, USA
Germantown Friends School
Yale University(B.A. ∙ English ∙ 1974)
University of California Berkeley
greeting card designer
children's book author
McEwan, Jamie (spouse)
Prémios e menções honrosas
Grammy Award nomination (Philadelphia Chickens)
National Parenting Publications Gold Medal
Eustace D. Theodore Fellowship (Yale University)
National Cartoonists Society Greeting Card Award (1992)
Milton Caniff Lifetime Achievement Award, National Cartoonists Society (2008)

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Sandra Keith Boynton was born to a "casually Quaker family" in New Jersey and grew up in Philadelphia. She started writing at an early age. She attended the Germantown Friends School, where her father taught English and was head of the Upper School. She went to Yale and majored in English. In 1973, needing a summer job after her junior year, she designed gift cards and Christmas cards, had them privately printed, and made the rounds of East Coast stores selling them. She continued to design and sell cards during graduate school in drama at the University of California Berkeley and Yale, and signed up with a Chicago-based company called Recycled Paper Greetings. In 1972, she married Jamie McEwan, an Olympic bronze medalist in whitewater canoe slalom, and moved with him to a farm in the foothills of the Berkshires. The couple had four children and wrote two books together: The Story of Grump and Pout (1983) and The Heart of Cool (2001). Over the past 30 years, Sandra Boynton has designed about 4,000 to 6,000 greeting cards, nearly all published by Recycled Paper. The company sold 50 to 80 million Boynton cards per year in the peak years of the 1980s. In addiition, she has produced designs for items as diverse as aprons, baby clothes, balloons, baseball caps, bed sheets, buttons, boxer shorts, calendars, date books, gift wrap, magnets, mugs, notepads, posters, Post-it notes, puppets, puzzles, rubber stamps, stickers, sweaters, t-shirts, ties, towels, and wallpaper. She has written and illustrated books for children as well as for adults, including Chocolate: The Consuming Passion (1982).



It's dinosaurs and Sandra Boynton. What more could a 3-year old want?
merk_test3 | 3 outras críticas | Jun 20, 2024 |
I think that this was possibly one of the best books I've ever read. If you love chocolate I would highly recommend this book. Sandra Boynton is absolutely hilarious and I learned a lot about chocolate. It also made me quite hungry for chocolate. I would recommend reading this book while eating chocolate or with chocolate readily available for consumption upon completing the book.
ZetaRiemann | 14 outras críticas | Jun 10, 2024 |
I read the original version to my daughter back in 2002, and we both liked it. I read it today with my wife, and she didn't like it, but I'm still fond of the stories.

This new version has redrawn illustrations, but from what I've seen online they are nearly identical to the originals, just crisper line work and some slightly different coloring choices. I'm not sure the improvement was worth the effort on Boynton's part, especially since I'd rather she spent the time making a new book instead.


Contents: Story Number One. The Art Lesson -- Story Number Two. Chloë, Maude, and Sophia -- Story Number Three. Overnight
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villemezbrown | 2 outras críticas | Jun 9, 2024 |



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