Who Was Chuck Jones?

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"What's Up, Doc?" Find out in this lively biography of the most celebrated director in animation history!

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director of  many classic animated cartoon shorts. They starred Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, Pepé Le Pew, Porky Pig and a slew of other Warner Brothers characters. When he moved  on to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, his work includes a  series of Tom and Jerry shorts as well as the  television adaptation of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  

Jones was nominated for eight Academy Awards, won three, and received an honorary Oscar for his work in the animation industry. His career spanned almost seventy years, during which he made over 250 animated films, including What's Opera, Doc?, a classic Bugs Bunny/Elmer Fudd short that is considered to be one of the greatest cartoons of all time.
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About the author

Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer based in Southern California. A former editor at the National Football League, he has written more than 50 books for all ages. His writing credits include biographies for young readers on Olympian Jesse Owens and baseball star Roberto Clemente.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Dec 5, 2017
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781524786571
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Art / Cartooning
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Art
Juvenile Nonfiction / Humor / Comic Strips & Cartoons
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This content is DRM protected.
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