Seasons

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People

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - Real, and imaginary types inhabit this extraordinary, mythic, gorgeously rendered world, referring to each other through form and function. He is an enormously talented silkscreen artist who has large followings in the worlds of comics, art, and children's books. Mother and father, gardener and farmer, dancers and warriors, hypnotist and genie.

. Like blexbolex's earlier book Seasons, this is a conceptual book, where the connections between the images are both clear and subtle. Stunningly illustrated with retro-looking silkscreened images, People is a sumptuously produced volume, with a lavishly illustrated jacket that folds out into a poster. The manner of the realization and the quality of the book are so strong that People as did Seasons serves to reminds us once again what a book can be at its very best.

People #ad - Seasons was a new york times best illustrated Book of 2010 and a Best Book of the Year for School Library Journal. Blexbolex lives in Leipzig, Germany. All sorts of people appear in People, linked together in ways that begin to emerge page after page.

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Ballad

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - It happens every day. Blexbolex is a bold, highly talented graphic artist. Here a child encounters the world as he returns home from school, and we see his small world become enormous. The next builds upon the first, street, path, giving us: school, forest, home. The first has three images: school, path, home.

Ballad #ad - This story is as old as the world. The next five sequences take up this story, but with new words and images that nearly double the previous sequence. In addition to creating comics, he's been internationally acclaimed for Seasons, selected as a 2012 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and People.

Ballad is a story, and like all great stories it deepens with each retelling. Ballad builds over seven sequences.

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VACATION

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - VACATION #ad - Time moves slowly on vacation. And for someone who has spent a long time entertaining themselves and has had the garden, the lake, forest paths, and even Grandpa all to herself, the kitchen, it can be hard to invite another in on the fun. Nostalgic and often dreamlike, learning to be together with another, this wordless story is about interrupted solitude, and how the choices we make deeply affect our lives.

So when a young girl’s grandfather brings an elephant home to stay, she is not pleased at all.

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The Forest

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - Her beautifully textured work is filled with personality and playfulness. Valerio vidali is an Italian illustrator based in Berlin. Here, cutouts, embossing, sensory experience and the textures of the material world are rendered through die-cuts, and two gatefolds. A beautifully considered work. Riccardo bozzi was born in Milan in 1966.

The Forest #ad - Vidali enjoys botanical gardens and spends his spare time building kites that rarely fly. He is a journalist for the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera. Violeta lópiz is an illustrator from the Spanish island of Ibiza. A lyrical book about the adventure of life, The Forest is also a magnificent visual work, both painterly and a technical feat of paper engineering.

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Z Is for Moose Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth Awards

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Greenwillow Books #ad - Caldecott Medalist Paul O. The incomparable Paul O. A is for Apple. Easy! but his friend moose is too excited to wait his turn, and when M isn't for Moose Mouse gets the honor, the rest of the letters better run for cover. B is for Ball. Zelinsky illustrates kelly bingham's outrageously funny, critically acclaimed, a zebra, and the alphabet! Zebra wants to put on a show as simple as ABC, and boundary-breaking story about a moose, but Zebra's friend Moose has other unexpected and hilarious ideas!Zebra thinks the alphabet should be simple.

. Breaking the borders of the page, and creating the art both digitally and traditionally, Zelinsky turns convention on its head. Exuberant and zany storytelling brings to life two friends and one laugh-out-loud comedy of errors that's about friendship, sharing, and compromise. Zelinsky's artwork is bursting at the seams—literally—with child appeal.

Z Is for Moose Booklist Editor's Choice. Books for Youth Awards #ad - The result is a picture book that is innovative, hilarious, and begging to be read over and over again. Named a notable book for children by the American Library AssociationSupports the Common Core State Standards Greenwillow Books.

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Toys Meet Snow: Being the Wintertime Adventures of a Curious Stuffed Buffalo, a Sensitive Plush Stingray, and a Book-loving Rubber Ball

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Schwartz & Wade #ad - Schwartz Wade Books. Children who have loved listening to the toys trilogy, as well as those meeting the toys for the very first time, will be thrilled to see Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic venture outdoors to play in the snow. Acclaimed author emily jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Paul Zelinsky have created a book destined to become a classic.

Together the toys build a snowman, when day is done, and, make snow angels, head back inside their cozy house and wait for the return of the Little Girl. A funny and tender adventure. The wall street Journal"Utterly enchanting; a perfect bedtime read. School library Journal, Starred Greenwillow Books. Lumphy, and plastic—the toys from the beloved chapter books Toys Go Out, Toy Dance Party, StingRay, and Toys Come Home—are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving this holiday season.

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Home

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Candlewick #ad - A meditation on the concept of home and a visual treat that invites many return visits, this loving look at the places where people live marks the picture-book debut of Carson Ellis, acclaimed illustrator of the Wildwood series and artist for the indie band the Decemberists. Home may be on the road or the sea, in the realm of myth, or in the artist’s own studio.

Candlewick Press MA. Schwartz Wade Books. Greenwillow Books. Influential artist carson Ellis makes her solo picture-book debut with a whimsical tribute to the many possibilities of home. Home might be a house in the country, an apartment in the city, or even a shoe.

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Fortunately

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Aladdin #ad - Fortunately, a friend loaned Ned an airplane. Go on a wonderfully wild adventure with Ned as he takes on a journey full of mishaps in this book from celebrated dancer, choreographer, and beloved author and illustrator Remy Charlip. Fortunately, Ned was invited to a surprise party. Candlewick Press MA. What else could go wrong as ned tries to get to the party? Readers will cheer as Ned's luck turns from good to bad to good again, while clever illustrations tell the story of his wacky adventure and narrow escapes.

Unfortunately, the motor exploded. Used book in Good Condition. Schwartz Wade Books. Unfortunately, the party was a thousand miles away. Unfortunately, there was a hole in the parachute. Fortunately, there was a parachute in the airplane. Greenwillow Books.

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Tiny, Perfect Things

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Compendium Inc #ad - A modern classic nursery picture book featuring strong visual storytelling Perfect bedtime or anytime reading for ages 2 7 A relational book of observation and gratitude which encourages children to find and appreciate what the world around them has to offer Gifting occasions: baby gift, kid's birthday, just because Greenwillow Books.

Tiny, Perfect Things #ad - This is the story of a child and a grandfather whose walk around the neighborhood leads to a day of shared wonder as they discover all sorts of tiny, perfect things together. Open your eyes and see the wonderful things all around. Schwartz Wade Books. The whole world is a treasure waiting to be found. With rhythmic storytelling and detailed and intricate illustrations, this is a book about how childlike curiosity can transform ordinary days into extraordinary adventures.

Used book in Good Condition. Candlewick Press MA.

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Crescendo

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Enchanted Lion Books #ad - Greenwillow Books. Crescendo is a visual and poetic celebration of the transition to motherhood, featuring 47 gorgeous watercolor illustrations from Alessandro Sanna The River, Pinocchio: An Origin Story and a corresponding poem by Paola Quintavalle. An ode to mothers everywhere, Crescendo is a book to share and to treasure.

Quintavalle's poem, written as a response to Sanna’s illustrations, weaves delicately throughout the book. Candlewick Press MA. Sanna’s illustrations follow the transformation of a mother’s shape throughout her pregnancy, the arc of a whale’s tail as she swims with her calves, sweeping scenes from nature: the curved wingspan of a seagull in flight, but by rich, artfully and gracefully delineated not only by images of a mother’s profile, the peaks of verdant, moonlit hills, among others.

Crescendo #ad - Used book in Good Condition. At last, there is an image of a mother embracing her newborn child, at once lilting and reverent―a vision of joy and rest at the culmination of an incredible inward journey. Schwartz Wade Books.

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