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Sidman, Joyce

Summary: "Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 MER

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MER

Summary: Twenty-three illustrators of children's literature discuss their lives, inspirations, and creative backgrounds and present photographs of themselves and their work spaces along with examples of their illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.642 Artist

Summary: Provides a collection of forty illustrations picked by the nonprofit literacy organization Reading Is Fundamental, in order to celebrate the power and joys of reading in young children, and includes works by Henry Cole, Mary Azarian, Lois Ehlert, David Kirk, David McPhail, Jerry Pinkney, Chris Raschka, and so many others.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 741.6 ART

Stevenson, James

Summary: James Stevenson remembers what it was like growing up in a village, sometimes taking the train to New York City, and waiting to get older.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE STE

Bryan, Ashley

Summary: "Artist Ashley Bryan's experience as a Black soldier in the segregated army of WWII"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRY

Cooper, Elisha.

Summary: "The award-winning children's book author confronts a new world when faced with his daughter's illness in this frank, moving, and beautiful memoir. Elisha Cooper spends his mornings writing and illustrating children's books, his afternoons playing with his two daughters. The phrase he hates most is "throw like a girl," so he teaches them to climb trees and play ball. But when he discovers a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COOPER, ELISHA COO

Engel, Dean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Moon Press 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEA

Jones, Brian Jay

Summary: "The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his death, his books continue to find new readers, now grossing over half a billion dollars in sales. His whimsical illustrations and silly, simple rhymes are timeless favorites...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEU

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SEUSS, DR JON

Maclear, Kyo

Summary: "Gyo Fujikawa's iconic children's books are beloved all over the world. Now it's time for Gyo's story to be told--a story of artistic talent that refused to be constrained by rules or expectations. Growing up quiet and lonely at the beginning of the twentieth century, Gyo learned from her relatives the ways in which both women and Japanese people lacked opportunity. Her teachers and family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FUJ

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: "A celebration of the extraordinary life of Ezra Jack Keats, creator of The Snowy Day. The story of The Snowy Day begins more than one hundred years ago, when Ezra Jack Keats was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. The family were struggling Polish immigrants, and despite Keats's obvious talent, his father worried that Ezra's dream of being an artist was an unrealistic one. But Ezra was determined. By high...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KEA

Sidman, Joyce

Summary: Newbery-Honor winning author Joyce Sidman explores the extraordinary life and scientific discoveries of Maria Merian, who discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented the science behind the mystery in this visual biography that features many original paintings by Maria herself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD 921 Merian 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 MER

Christelow, Eileen.

Summary: Shows two authors going through all the steps involved in writing new books about a dog and cat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 1995

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 808.06 Christelow 1995

Foreman, Michael

Summary: "As a boy, Henry Friston dreamed of traveling the world. He thought he was signing up for a lifetime of adventure when he joined the Royal Navy. But when World War I begins, it launches the world, and Henry, into turmoil. While facing enemy fire at Gallipoli, Henry discovers the strength he needs to survive in an unexpected source: a tortoise. And so begins the friendship of a lifetime. Based...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC FOR

De Paola, Tomie.

Summary: "World War II is raging in Europe, and young Tomie finds that everyday life has changed in many ways. Sure, there's still New Year's Eve to celebrate, and he still has to face penmanship and arithmetic in second grade-definitely not his strongest subjects. But now he has to wear an extra sweater to school because they're trying to conserve coal for heating. And a shopping trip to Hartford for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction DePaola 2007

Delessert, Étienne

Summary: "Artist Etienne Delessert reflects on his lifelong pursuit of art using the dreamlike scenario of a circus procession filled with fairy-tale allusions and literary inspirations"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Creative Editions 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE DEL

Kennedy, Martha H. (Martha Hoeprich)

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Browne, Anthony

Summary: The author/illustrator describes how his mother's wish to spend her birthday visiting an art museum with her family changed the course of his life forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2003

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 708 BRO

Ehlert, Lois.

Summary: Presents a visual survey of Lois Ehlert's artistic career that reflects on her parents' support, her early creative experiments and her behind-the-scenes book-making processes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.6 Ehlert 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.64 EHL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 EHL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE EHL

Fabiny, Sarah

Summary: "Brush up your knowledge on popular American painter and illustrator Norman Rockwell with this exciting Who Was? title. Norman Rockwell often painted what he saw around him in nostalgic and humorous ways. After hearing President Franklin Roosevelt's address to Congress in 1943, he was inspired to create paintings that described the principles for universal rights: four paintings that portray...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROC

Griffiths, Andy

Summary: Andy and Terry must get past their differences to save their story ideas from a herd of spy cows.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC GRI

Luyken, Corinna

Summary: "As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LUY

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE LUY

Marcus, Leonard S.

Summary: A collection of interviews with fourteen artists and writers of picture books who, regardless of their country of origin, have had a major impact in the United States

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.6 Marcus

Waxman, Abbi

Summary: "Young widow Lilian Girvan can't see the garden for the weeds... It's been three years since her husband was killed in a car accident and Lilian is still getting used to being sane--after that one early breakdown. She's happy just being able to get her two girls to school every morning, keep her illustrating job, and catch up on her favorite TV shows with her sister. She's not exactly in a rut;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAX

Viguers, Ruth Hill

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Horn Book 1958

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Reference, Call number: JR 741.642 ILL