"Don't you think I might take him some picture books
to look at, William?
I had wanted to get some picture books
for Yulka and Antonia; even Yulka was able to read a little now.
He recalled the countless boyhood hours that he had spent cross-legged upon the table in his dead father's cabin, his little brown body bent over one of the fascinating picture books
from which, unaided, he had gleaned the secret of the printed language long before the sounds of human speech fell upon his ears.
In "Because", author Mo Willems, composes a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persistence, and magic in this moving picture book
tale of a young girl's journey to center stage.
The weather may be damp and gray, but smiles are sunny and spirits are high in this picture book
introduction to the water cycle and scientific thinking.
Featuring richly illustrated tales about Madagascar's folklore and unique ecosystem, the forests, rivers and villages of Serbia, the lively traditional music and dances of Nigeria, India's rich identity and traditions, Finland's artistic and cultural diversity, Australia's exotic animals, and Qatar's remarkable heritage, each picture book
has something for everyone to read and relate to.
She claims her picture book
reading is really for her two young daughters.
"On the highest rock of a tiny island at the edge of the world stands a lighthouse." Thus opens Sophie Blackall's exquisite new picture book
, Hello Lighthouse, a song of praise dedicated to lighthouses, love and finding your way in the dark.
Tell us about your process of writing and / or illustrating a picture book
. I dedicated this book to my mom who has always encouraged me to keep my eyes open for magic.
Her latest picture book
, Katinka's Tail, is based on her current cat, which is a strange mix--a white cat with a tabby tail.
Charmingly told and beautifully illustrated by Britta Teckentrup, "Moon: A Peek-Through Picture Book
" is the perfect light nonfiction book for young stargazers, as well as an ideal bedtime book, ending with a giant moon hovering over a sleepy town hunkered down for bed.
AUTHOR and former children's laureate Chris Riddell has accused John Lewis of "helping themselves" to his picture book
for its Christmas advert.