In the interest of widening the spotlight of our adulates, allow me to submit 20 new pictures books which in 20 years time may find themselves as dog-eared and long-loved as those on Time's list of venerable selections.
We all, naturally and overwhelmingly, develop prejudice, fears and reluctances of the unknown. And so, this same reluctance might make it so we miss people along the way. People who could have integrated into our lives in a very meaningful way.
Frocky Horror Picture Show: Terrifying tale about a female looking for the perfect dress for her 30th high school reunion. Close your eyes during the special effects Spanx scene... shudder!
Next to the long and storied history of the print book, the eBook is still in early infancy, and that is what makes it so fascinating to study. In the coming years, the content and context of eReading are certain to evolve greatly.
Of course these books can and are read by those of any age, but please give this audience their due. They exist as a distinctive part of the reading population, an audience that reads more than picture books
There are many surprises in the exhibit cases including The Boy Scout Handbook along with Songs of Innocence, written, illustrated and published by William Blake in London in 1789. It contains his short lyric poems for children.
Humble and driven, Aaron has so many pearls of wisdom to share. Here are five things you may not know about this Caldecott honor winner, and hopefully inspire you in your own creative or parenting endeavors (or both)!
The story of a reckless young man finding himself, X: A Novel is historical fiction at its best --- an artistic exploration of a part of a renowned person's life , one that stays true to his time and place.
Each year, millions of books make their way through The New York Public Library system. With so many books to choose from, it would seem an impossible task for our librarians to select their favorites. But, shockingly, it wasn't nearly as difficult as we thought!
There's perhaps nothing cozier and more likely to get you into the holiday spirit than to curl up beside the Christmas tree, nestle under a blanket with a mug of something warm to drink and dive into the pages of a beloved book.
The full color rendering above is my favorite holiday card concept. It's entitled, "Christmas in the Blue Room." That's were the official White House Christmas tree is displayed each year.
I have read and loved a ton of books this year; among my many favorites are the following suggestions for great gifts this holiday season.
So come on all you Bilbo Baggins, Captain Ahabs, Harry Potters, Anne of Green Gables and Katniss Everdeens. I know you are out there and we need you to win this one. Because how this story ends affects us all.
Many of the wonderful titles below could stand shoulder to shoulder with the best of any year, and leading the charge is a marshmallowy fellow with a scotch-taped crown determined to do the unimaginable.
With the holiday season around the corner, impulse control and delayed gratification will be difficult for adults and children alike. When stuffing your stockings, Can't-Wait Willow! and Must-Have Marvin! are sure to bring fun and wisdom for all ages.
The other day I heard some news that made my heart do a happy dance: the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) recently donated picture books about pets to children in over 600 domestic violence shelters across the U.S.
by Deepti Kapoor
Published on January 20th, 2015
by Miranda July
Published on January 13th, 2015
by Peter Buwalda, translated by Jonathan Reeder
Published on January 13th, 2015
by Richard McGuire
Published on December 9th, 2014