One of our era’s most popular artists and a leading art critic take us on a tour from cave paintings to computer drawings.
“After learning about 45 of these creatures, it’s impossible not to go back to the book to enjoy it over and over again..”
Da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur is a clever introduction to art history for very young children.
A chaos of color is what you will find in The Great Grammar Book.
John Hendrix tells a very complicated story in tracing Dietrich Bonhoeffer's journey of faith in Nazi Germany. The graphic format serves him well as he intersperses dense text passages with art.
“With the comics and the cleverly designed art, this book has something for everybody. And those with a keener curiosity will find plenty to satisfy their elemental interest.”
“Walls is a book for our time as a divided nation. . . . Sometimes the simplest books have the most to say.”
“This fascinating and beautifully created book strikes that necessary balance between informing and entertaining—for both parent and child!”
“Together the words and pictures make a beautiful whole.”
Gary Bogue was a household name in the Bay Area for many years with his daily column about wildlife in the Contra Costa Times.
This gorgeous book has two owls on the cover and six sections in the table of contents. The book is made up of pairs that are similar but not the same.
“Young children are likely to connect with this book on several levels.”
Learning a new language can be daunting, but Chineasy for Children makes it fun, if not exactly easy.
“delightful and original.”
Thirteen is an intriguing, innovative picture book that breaks with the usual book format conventions.
The world of a children’s book writer is often spinning in a chaotically counterproductive whirlwind of messy, clumsy pitfalls.
Targeted toward 8–12 year olds, A Journey Through Art takes a fresh and fun look at art throughout the eras and around the world.
There is a lot of discussion these days in the children's book world about books providing mirrors and windows, ways for readers to recognize themselves and see other cultures.
An online dictionary says that a poem is a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such Susan
Along the lines of the musicals Jersey Boys (Franky Valli and the Four Seasons) and Beautiful (Carol King), the dual biography When Paul Met Artie tells the story of the
Author David Elliott’s newest picture book, In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years, is a dino-lover’s delight.
Engaging in the thoughtful question, “Is there anybody else out there?”, Curiosity, the rover, goes on a 350,000,000 mile journey into the universe to find some answers.
I Am Enough starts out with beautiful art and rhyming poetic stanzas.
From Morning to Night is an English translation of a recently published French edition.