Tag Archives: Mike Curato

Merry Christmas, Little Elliot – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: Merry Christmas, Little Elliot Written and illustrated by: Mike Curato  Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, 2018 Ages: 3-5 Themes: friendship, Christmas spirit, togetherness, New York City     Opening: Little Elliot was not excited about Christmas. “Let’s go see Santa,” said Mouse. Synopsis: Little … Continue reading

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Worm Loves Worm – Perfect Picture Book Friday and Diversity Day

Title: Worm loves Worm Written by: J. J. Austrian Illustrated by: Miike Curato Published by: Balzer & Bray, Jan 5th, 2016 Themes: celebration of love, marriage, wedding, worms, equality Ages: 3-7 Opening: Worm loves Worm. “Let’s be married.” says Worm to Worm. Synopsis: A worm … Continue reading

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Illustrator Interview – Mike Curato

The first book in Mike’s series, Little Elliot, Big City, debuted on August 26th, 2014 and was the winner of the 2015 Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor. I had briefly met Mike a year ago in one of those … Continue reading

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