Matt Groening and the Simpsons
Matt Groening and the Simpsons
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Annotation: A biography of the cartoonist, Matt Groening, best known for his show, "The Simpsons," provides details on his childhood, career, and personal achievements.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #108931
Format: Library Binding
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Copyright Date: 2016
Edition Date: 2016
Pages: 80 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-601-52784-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-601-52784-4
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2014035198
Dimensions: 24 cm.
Language: English
ALA Booklist
Finally, a biography series about people who really matter to kids rtoon animators. The titles in the Contemporary Cartoon Creators series not only look at the childhoods, influences, and careers of the creators but also highlight their struggles and determination to turn original ideas into award-winning cartoons. Matt Groening and The Simpsons explains how Groening's work with comics led to the development of The Simpsons and why the show continues to be successful after 25 seasons. Complemented by color photos of the cartoonists and their groundbreaking characters, the books draw attention to the social commentary often seen in these shows and how their creators have responded to criticism and controversy. They're scholarly enough for serious biography studies yet plenty of fun for leisurely readers.
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 74-75) and index.
Reading Level: 7.0
Interest Level: 7-12

Most teens are familiar with the quirky and sometimes edgy animated shows found on television. But who are the creators of the characters and worlds that populate this animated realm? The biography series Contemporary Cartoon Creators introduces readers to the cartoonists, to the people and events that influenced their lives, and to the achievements that have brought them both acclaim and criticism. All books in the series include timelines, fully documented quotes, and full-color photographs. Book jacket.

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