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Illustration Inspiration: Christopher Weyant

| August 7, 2014 | 1 Comment
Illustration Inspiration: Christopher Weyant

Christopher Weyant’s work has been published worldwide in books, newspapers, magazines, and online. His cartoons are in permanent collection at The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York City. YOU ARE (NOT) SMALL is his first children’s book.

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Best Selling Picture Books | August 2014

| August 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Picture Books | August 2014

Every single book on this list is purely entertaining, each in their own special way. Like all good picture books, the illustrations are winning. As per usual, we’ve shared our hand selected list of the most popular picture books from the nationwide best selling picture books, as listed by The New York Times.

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Lately Lily Travel-Centered Books from Micah Player

Lately Lily Travel-Centered Books from Micah Player

The Lately Lily books and activity sets, bought together or separately, are beautifully designed items that not only tell an interesting story about travel and adventure, but also encourage children to be storytellers and chroniclers themselves.

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Top 5 Wordless Books: Five Family Favorites with Laura Marx Fitzgerald

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Top 5 Wordless Books: Five Family Favorites with Laura Marx Fitzgerald

I’ve found that the best of these books spoke to my kids when they were pre-readers, but still continue to draw them back again and again, as they uncover more in the multilayered stories.

So without further ado, here are the Fitzgerald family’s Top 5 Wordless Books.

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Best Selling Picture Books | July 2014

| July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Best Selling Picture Books | July 2014

Three of the books in The Children’s Book Review’s best selling picture books list for July fall under the category of American history. Each of the books are deliciously rich in visual cues.

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Leo Lionni: Celebrate the Brilliance

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Leo Lionni: Celebrate the Brilliance

Leo Lionni’s works as a celebrated author and illustrator have elevated the standards on what it means to successfully utilize simplicity and sophistication to create the perfect picture book.

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Animal Board Books by the American Museum of Natural History

| May 31, 2014 | 1 Comment
Animal Board Books by the American Museum of Natural History

Both ABC Animals and Spot the Animals: A Lift-the-Flap Book of Colors are recommended for toddlers, and make unique gifts.

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Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? (Slide and Find Edition) | Review

| May 29, 2014 | 2 Comments
Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? (Slide and Find Edition) | Review

From the creators of BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE?, this colorful board book will delight fans and garner new ones. With bright, fascinating pictures and exciting slide flaps that reveal animal drawings, this book entrances young readers.

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Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown | Bull-Bransom Award Winner, 2014

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown | Bull-Bransom Award Winner, 2014

The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wy, announced that children’s book author/ illustrator Peter Brown is the recipient of the 2014 Bull-Bransom Award for his 2013 picture book Mr. Tiger Goes Wild. The judges called it “an exceptional tribute to the wild and rambunctious energy in all children” and they praised it for the way the Brown “plays around with the idea of ‘wildlife’ in very visual ways.”

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Five Family Favorites with Jennifer A. Nielsen, Author of The Ascendance Trilogy

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Five Family Favorites with Jennifer A. Nielsen, Author of The Ascendance Trilogy

New York Times Bestselling author, Jennifer Nielsen, was born and raised in northern Utah, where she still lives today with her husband, three children, and a dog that won’t play fetch. She is the author of The Ascendance trilogy, beginning with THE FALSE PRINCE; Book 6 of the Infinity Ring series, BEHIND ENEMY LINES, The Underworld Chronicles, beginning with ELLIOT AND THE GOBLIN WAR; and the forthcoming PRAETOR WAR series.

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