Posts Tagged: library life

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

“Reading Without Walls Challenge” Winners at Tomball Library – Will You Take the Challenge?

Designed by author/illustrator and the National Ambassador to Children’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang, The Reading Without Walls Challenge helps to build empathy, expand your perspective of the world and introduce you to new things. The initiative began last April and

Star Wars Reads Day – Saturday October 8 at Tomball Lone Star Library

Stormtroopers, food, free books, Jedi training, posters- and did I mention FREE?!  Join us on Saturday October 8, at the Tomball Lone Star Library from 1-4 for Star Wars Reads Day. We have books to give away, books you can

Star Wars Reads Day – Saturday October 8 at Tomball Lone Star Library

Stormtroopers, food, free books, Jedi training, posters- and did I mention FREE?!  Join us on Saturday October 8, at the Tomball Lone Star Library from 1-4 for Star Wars Reads Day. We have books to give away, books you can

Weird & Wonderful Wordless Books

When one thinks of wordless picture books, the names David Wiesner, and Shaun Tan, come to mind. Dig a bit deeper and there are all sorts of wordless wonders waiting to be read. Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein, and Matthias

Weird & Wonderful Wordless Books

When one thinks of wordless picture books, the names David Wiesner, and Shaun Tan, come to mind. Dig a bit deeper and there are all sorts of wordless wonders waiting to be read. Before After by Anne-Margot Ramstein, and Matthias

A Timeless Picture Book, “Peace”Encourages All to Strive for More

At a time when our country has almost daily reports of unnecessary violence, a call to peace is always welcome. In 2013, illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, pondered the path to Peace. She uses illustrations, historical quotes and a simple theory. Her theory,

A Timeless Picture Book, “Peace”Encourages All to Strive for More

At a time when our country has almost daily reports of unnecessary violence, a call to peace is always welcome. In 2013, illustrator Wendy Anderson Halperin, pondered the path to Peace. She uses illustrations, historical quotes and a simple theory. Her theory,

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block

“Ballad” is Strange and Satisfying Work of Art Disguised as a Children’s Book

Ballad is a pleasure to hold. Measuring 1.2 x 5.5 x 7 inches, the book is both tiny and thick. The hardcover binding immediately gives a tactile pleasure to the reader with its textured surface. The pleasures continue with print-block

Found at the Library: “Me, Frida”

This gorgeous picture book passed by the reference desk and I couldn’t help but share a couple of pictures.  Even the font used is artistic!  Me, Frida is written by Amy Novesky and Illustrated by David Diaz. 

Found at the Library: “Me, Frida”

This gorgeous picture book passed by the reference desk and I couldn’t help but share a couple of pictures.  Even the font used is artistic!  Me, Frida is written by Amy Novesky and Illustrated by David Diaz. 

Have You Seen the Picture Book Illustrations of Gabi Swiatkowska?

  Shelving books one day in the library, I was struck by an illustration style with classic elements, and an airy feeling that encouraged me to ask, “Who drew this?” The book was Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford, which joyfully questions how

Have You Seen the Picture Book Illustrations of Gabi Swiatkowska?

  Shelving books one day in the library, I was struck by an illustration style with classic elements, and an airy feeling that encouraged me to ask, “Who drew this?” The book was Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford, which joyfully questions how