Posts Tagged ‘children’s books’
I’m proud to be a member of the Nerdy Book Club. You may be a member too, and not even know it…
To see the rest of this banner and its band of readers, head on over to the club’s brand-new site! I’m truly honored that my artwork now greets the enthusiastic, generous, and openhearted readers who congregate there.
© Deborah Freedman 2014
Snail and I are hitting the road, slowly, with our book, The Story of Fish and Snail. Hope to see some of you! Here’s where we’ll be:
Books-a-Million, Reading and book signing, 4:00 pm, Corinth, MS
Square Books Jr, Storytime and book signing, 10:00 am, Oxford, MS
R J Julia Booksellers, Storytime and book signing, 10:30 am, Madison, CT
“Inside Story”, 1:00—3:00 pm, Odyssey Bookshop, South Hadley, MA
Children’s Book Festival, 11:00 am—4:00 pm, Pequot Library, Southport, CT
AASL National Conference, Signing, 1:00—2:00 pm, Hartford, CT
Byrd’s Books, Storytime and book signing, 2:00 pm, Bethel, CT
Eric Carle Museum, Storytime and book signing, 2:00 pm, Amherst, MA
September 15 is International Dot Day, when over 1 million teachers and students, inspired by Peter H. Reynolds’ book The Dot, plan to celebrate “teaching and learning with creativity”. This is my mark — see others by some of your favorite authors and illustrators here, at “Celebri-dots“.
Suggested Reading, Picture Books About Art and Imagination: Flyaway Katie by Polly Dunbar, The Paper Princess by Elisa Kleven, I Want to Paint My Bathroom Blue by Ruth Krauss and Maurice Sendak, Jeremy Draws a Monster by Peter McCarty, How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird by Jacques Prevert and Mordicai Gerstein.
Season to taste with fern fronds. Serve on a bed of pine needles; garnish with feverfew, mums.
Suggested Reading, RECIPES: Mudpies and Other Recipes, by Marjorie Winslow and Erik Blegvad.
Suggested Reading, Books about LEAVES: The Little Yellow Leaf by Carin Berger; Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert; Fletcher and the Falling Leaves by Julia Rawlinson and Tiphanie Beeke; Leaves by David Ezra Stein; Leaves! Leaves! Leaves! by Nancy Elizabeth Wallace;
… the chicken is seeing stars!
★“Breathtakingly beautiful meta-illustrations will draw many eyes to this tale of a curious chicken who spills some paint… Delicate and durable, visually sophisticated yet friendly: simply exquisite.”
– Kirkus Reviews, starred review
★“The spare, poetic text allows the images to shine… this delightful treat emphasizes the joy of breaking free of conventional boundaries and turning accidents into art.”
– Booklist, starred review
★“Full of surprise and emotion… The book has much to pore over on every page, and children will want to experience the action over and over again.”
– School Library Journal, starred review