Emily Arnold McCully
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Emily Arnold McCully

Emily Arnold McCully was born in Galesburg, Illinois. She was a dare-devil tree-climber and ball-player who loved to write stories and illustrate them. Her family moved to New York City and then to a suburb, where she attended school. After college at Brown University, she earned a Master's degree at Columbia University in art history. She worked as a freelance illustrator for magazines, advertisements and book publishers until a radio station commissioned a series of posters showing children playing. The first appeared in subway cars, where it was seen by a children's book editor. It launched a long career, first as an illustrator, then as author/illustrator of picture books. McCully won a Caldecott Medal in 1993. She has two grown sons, one grandson and lives in New York City and Columbia County, N.Y., where she grows flowers and vegetables.

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    • Wonder Horse

    • By: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Narrated by: Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Wonder Horse, McCully crafts a charming tale based on the true story of Doc Key and his remarkable horse, Jim....

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    • By Alison cossette on 08-27-18

    Regular price: $9.09

    • Mirette on the High Wire

    • By: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Narrated by: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Emily Arnold McCully’s sweeping story carries young listeners over the rooftops of 19th-century Paris and into an elegant, beautiful world of acrobats, jugglers, mimes, actors, and one gallant, resourceful little girl....

    Regular price: $7.00

    • Ida M. Tarbell

    • The Woman Who Challenged Big Business - and Won!
    • By: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Narrated by: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Born in 1857 and raised in oil country, Ida M. Tarbell was one of the first investigative journalists and probably the most influential in her time....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Bobbin Girl

    • By: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Narrated by: Emma Woodbine
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rebecca Putney is a bobbin girl who helps support her struggling family by working all day in a hot, noisy cotton mill....

    Regular price: $2.95

    • A Promising Life

    • Coming of Age with America: A Novel
    • By: Emily Arnold McCully
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
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    For as long as he can remember, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau has been told that a promising future lies ahead of him. After all, his mother is the great Sacagawea....

    Regular price: $19.59

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