Friday, July 25, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Published by Shabaviz Books in Iran, 'Speed' is written by Kambiz Kakavand and beautifully illustrated by Reza Yousefzadeh. I'd love to see more creative abstraction like this in children's illustrations…
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Beautiful illustration by Iranian artist Ali Reza Golduzian. See more of his illustrated books at the wonderful resource, The International Children's Digital Library, with Goldouzian's books here…
Sunday, July 06, 2014
Jon Scieszka, Mac Barnett and Matthew Myers have come up with a delightfully subversive children's book, 'Battle Bunny'...
Read an interview with them all at Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014
"The Ashley Bryan Center invites you to experience the breadth of Ashley Bryan’s extraordinary 80-year career in art, literature and music."
Ashley Bryan at home on Islesford.
Photo by Bill McGuinness
Photo by Bill McGuinness
jpgeg from http://ashleybryancenter.org
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Check out a beautiful, new children's book, 'Hansel & Gretel' by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti, published by Toon Books and (New Yorker art editor) Francoise Mouly…
...read more at PublishersWeekly...
Sunday, June 22, 2014
- Jules would never alert you to this herself, but don’t miss this interview with the woman behind the Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast blog as conducted by Phil and Erin E. Stead. Even if you know Jules you’ll learn something new. For example, I had no idea she enjoyed Marc Maron’s podcast too.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Ashley Bryan at home, photo: Anthony Anderson
"...the astonishing range of the 90-year-old artist’s work — from his drawings, book illustrations, and paintings, to stained glass windows created from sea glass, to puppets constructed from objects Bryan finds on island beaches."
“A Visit With Ashley Bryan” is presented by the Ashley Bryan Center in partnership with the National Park Service and numerous sponsors.
June 23 to Sept. 30, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August; and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in September (except Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.). For more information visit www.ashleybryancenter.org
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
In honor of Václav Havel, and Seamus Heaney
Monday, June 16, 2014
"In a nod to art's twin powers of subversion and of transformation, a very small painter makes a hardhearted king cry—and then smile." --Kirkus Reviews
Order from the good people at Quail Ridge why don't you? www.quailridgebooks.com
The Artist and the King from Julie Fortenberry on Vimeo.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
"Ever Wished That Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson Would Return to the Comics Page? Well, He Just Did."
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Saturday, May 24, 2014
HARDCOVER; Published: 4/18/2014
Trim Size, in inches: 9X12.375
Giovanna Zoboli and illustrator Simona Mulazzani team up to create a peaceable kingdom, with handsome animals and large, richly saturated pages. In THE BIG BOOK OF SLUMBER, the animal world beds down—camels on bunk beds, a snake on an elongated twin bed, a monkey snug in the treetops next to his banana.
What I appreciate most about the book is how easily worlds flow together—human and animal, fantasy and reality—just like dreams themselves.
THE BIG BOOK OF SLUMBER, with its graceful rhythm, is just what a lullaby book should be—lyrical, cozy, and reassuring.
Thank you to Eerdmans Books for Young Readers.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
- This giveaway is for five books for five separate winners.
- For a chance to win go to: http://twowritingteachers.wordpress.com/2014/05/16/5onfripb/
Contest ends Friday, May 30th at 11:59 p.m. EDT.
Check out this wonderful book for kids by graphic designer Chip Kidd, 'GO: A Kidd's Guide To Graphic Design'…
...Kidd talks us through his process for designing the cover for Augusten Burrough's book of Christmas stories 'You Better Not Cry'…
...Kidd in conversation with his graphic design hero, Milton Glaser at Cooper-Hewitt in NYC…
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Portland artist Phoebe Wahl says 'Happy Mother's Day' so sweetly. And watch her first ever stop-motion animation lullaby below...
Phoebe also makes tiny soft sculptures...
…and don't forget to check out her Etsy shop….