Tag Archives: Jonathan Bean

This is My Home, This is My School – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: This is My Home, This is My School Author & Illustrator: Jonathan Bean Publisher: Farrar, Strauss, Giroux, 2015 Themes: Homeschooling, family life, concept book Ages: 3-7 Opening: This is my home.             And this is my school. Synopsis: Drawing … Continue reading

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Jonathan Bean – Illustrator Interview

Jonathan Bean has a knack of writing picture books with families I want to belong to and characters I want to be. Such levels of identification are rare for me with picture books compared to MG and YA novels. I … Continue reading

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Big Snow – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Big Snow Author & Illustrator: Jonathan Bean Publisher: Farrar Strauss Giroux, 2013 Themes: Anticipation, excitement, first snowfall of season Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award Nominee for Highly Commended Title, 2014 Ages: 3-5 Opening: “Mom,” said David, “when will it snow?”                                                                                “I think … Continue reading

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