Peter Frankopan is professor of global history at the University of Oxford. Steeped in knowledge of the world’s past he has written this book for his four children.
“Struttin' with Some Barbecue provides an important introduction to a musical figure most people won't have heard of, along with the story of her better-known part
Ocean: A Visual Miscellany is a large book, surprisingly done in black and blue ink only, not what one thinks of when thinking of a book about some of the most colorful scenery on Earth.
Have you ever wondered about the growing up years of Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Marie Curie, and Stephen Hawking?
Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, is a book about 37 (plus 18) women and their contributions to art, science, and math.
P is for Pterodactyl is an alphabet book about words with silent first letters.
Daring Chemistry is one of a series of science books designed for young readers (ages nine and up).
Hands-on assembly is the result of this project based book, Terrific Timelines: Fashion. Part of a series of Terrific Timelines titles, including chronologically lined-up Dinosaurs
“Leonardo da Vinci: Meet the Artist is a valiant and, on the whole, successful introduction to this fascinating man.
In the third picture book by this talented team, I Am Human teaches both compassion and mindfulness, popular trends in children's books these days.
This tiny book is packed with fun facts about Charles Darwin, one of the most famous scientists of all times.
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.
“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.”
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.
“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.”