Posts Tagged: children’s books

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

“Jelly, Garbage + Toys” Teaches Kids to See Everything Around Them as Art

This interactive picture book features artist Vik Muniz speaking to the reader of the book. He introduces you to his studio and tells the story of his relationship with art, which is a fascinating one. He is perhaps best known

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is

The Yasmin Books Combine Vibrant Illustrations with a Spunky Pakistani Girl to Make a Winning New Early Reader Series

Yasmin is full of energy, imagination, and creativity. She explores her community, discovers her inner artist, builds her dream town, designs her own clothes and never gives up when she meets an obstacle. Yasmin asks herself questions when she is

Rogério Coelho’s Narrative Illustrations Elevate Storytelling to a New Level

Boat of Dreams is a wordless picture book with a story of whimsy, longing and familial connections told through the monochromatic images by Rogério Coelho. An elderly man gazes out to sea and discovers a message in a bottle. The discovery inspires

Rogério Coelho’s Narrative Illustrations Elevate Storytelling to a New Level

Boat of Dreams is a wordless picture book with a story of whimsy, longing and familial connections told through the monochromatic images by Rogério Coelho. An elderly man gazes out to sea and discovers a message in a bottle. The discovery inspires

3 Bouncy Board Books for Active Babies

Boats Float by Rebecca Glaser – Simple sentences sit on the side of crisp photographs of boats. They are matched with bold and effective action words, some are also onomatopoeia words. Whoosh! Splash! The bright colors and visible action of

3 Bouncy Board Books for Active Babies

Boats Float by Rebecca Glaser – Simple sentences sit on the side of crisp photographs of boats. They are matched with bold and effective action words, some are also onomatopoeia words. Whoosh! Splash! The bright colors and visible action of

Have You Seen the Stanley Books by William Bee?

One of the joys of being a librarian is having access to an enormous quantity and variety of material. Every now and again I will discover an author and/or illustrator who is new to me and sometimes their work is

Have You Seen the Stanley Books by William Bee?

One of the joys of being a librarian is having access to an enormous quantity and variety of material. Every now and again I will discover an author and/or illustrator who is new to me and sometimes their work is

Glory Be is a Fabulous MG Historical Novel Which Introduces the Jim Crow South with Just the Right Mix of Intellegence and Compassion

Augusta Scattergood successfully transports her readers to the summer of 1964, Hanging Moss Mississippi. You can feel the heaviness in the air as the ignorance and tension of hatred blends with the humid temperatures of summer creating an explosive mix.

Glory Be is a Fabulous MG Historical Novel Which Introduces the Jim Crow South with Just the Right Mix of Intellegence and Compassion

Augusta Scattergood successfully transports her readers to the summer of 1964, Hanging Moss Mississippi. You can feel the heaviness in the air as the ignorance and tension of hatred blends with the humid temperatures of summer creating an explosive mix.

Kids Ask Painter Chuck Close Questions in the Horn Book Award Winning Children’s Book- Chuck Close Face Book

Review of: Chuck Close Face Book ***** Chuck Close is known for his meticulous large scale painting and wasn’t the first artist that came to mind when I was told that there was a new book in which kids asks

Kids Ask Painter Chuck Close Questions in the Horn Book Award Winning Children’s Book- Chuck Close Face Book

Review of: Chuck Close Face Book ***** Chuck Close is known for his meticulous large scale painting and wasn’t the first artist that came to mind when I was told that there was a new book in which kids asks