Category Archives: children’s books

Masterpiece Mix – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Masterpiece Mix Author & Illustrator: Roxie Munro Publisher: Holiday house, 2017 Ages: 7-11 Themes: art history, inspiration, famous artists Opening: Today I will make a new painting. Synopsis: The second spread is invitational with its tubes of paint and a blank canvas. … Continue reading

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Benjamin Chaud – Illustrator Interview/ Entretien avec un Illustrateur

        OK, friends, aside me being on a bit of a Francophone kick in my life right now, for which I offer no apologies, I invited Benjamin Chaud to chat on the blog for three reasons: I … Continue reading

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Leaves – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Leaves Author & Illustrator: David Ezra Stein  Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2007 Ages: 2-5 Themes: leaves, seasons, bears, first, hibernation, fall, winter     Opening:  It was his first year Synopsis: It’s a young bear’s first autumn, and the falling leaves surprise … Continue reading

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