Category Archives: Picture Books

Manhattan – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Manhattan: Mapping the Story of an Island Author & Illustrator: Jennifer Thermes  Publisher: Henry N. Abrams, 2019 Ages: 6+ Themes: geography, city planning, sociology, historiography, cartography, Manhattan, maps, urban growth, New Amsterdam 62 pages, nonfiction Opening: MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO, when the … Continue reading

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Mixed – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Mixed, A Colorful Story Written and Illustrated by: Arree Chung Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, September 2018 Ages: 4-8 Themes: colors, mixing colors, diversity, acceptance, variety, mixed race Opening: In the beginning there were three colors. Reds, Yellows, and Blues. Synopsis: All special in … Continue reading

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Cindy Derby – Illustrator Interview

Cindy and I have been FB friends for years and we tried to connect this summer when I was in San Francisco, but our timing never quite worked out. But that is okay as I always believe in leaving things to … Continue reading

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