Leo Lionni: Biography & Books


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As a child, Lionni drew inspiration for his art from all of these sources EXCEPT which?

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1. Lionni was known for using this type of art technique in his illustrations.

2. How many Caldecott Honor Books are in Lionni's bibliography?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet will assess your understanding on the life of Leo Lionni. Answer questions on key study points such as Lionni's artistic influences and a technique he used in some of his illustrations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how much you know about these areas of study:

  • Lionni's Caldecott Honor Books
  • A subject that was included in most of Lionni's stories
  • The way he wrote his first book

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life of Leo Lionni
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Lionni included in most of his stories
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Lionni's various artistic talents and achievements and where he drew inspiration from

Additional Learning

Learn more with the accompanying lesson entitled Leo Lionni: Biography & Books for further insight on these topics:

  • Lionni's general philosophy when it came to writing books
  • The author's early life and the development of his artistic abilities
  • Education and time spent in Italy
  • Employment in Philadelphia and New York
  • List of Lionni's books