Who Was Chuck Jones? (Who Was?)

by Jim Gigliotti (Author) John Hinderliter (Illustrator)

Who Was Chuck Jones? (Who Was?)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
"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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Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780448488578
Lexile Measure
1010
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
December 05, 2017
Series
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF007010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Art
JNF006010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Art | Cartooning
JNF028010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Humor | Comic Strips & Cartoons
Library of Congress categories
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