What’s Your Favorite Animal?

Aren’t we lucky? Eric Carle and 13 other illustrators that you might have run across in your reading, got together to make a really fun book – What’s Your Favorite Animal?  After all, everyone does have a favorite animal, right? And…it is really fun to see that people are quite diverse in their animal choices… 

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Good Reads for Black History Month

As we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. today…it’s not too early to be thinking about books for Black History Month coming up quickly in February. From artists, musicians, master chefs to firefighters, educators and slaves and statesmen, I think you will find there is a book here for everyone. Fifty Cents and a Dream Young… 

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Classics on Tuesday – Harry the Dirty Dog

Originally published in 1956, Harry the Dirty Dog written by Gene Zion and illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham, chronicles the messy adventures of a runaway canine and his transformation “from a white dog with black spots to a black dog with white spots.”

Chris Haughton


Do you know Chris Haughton? If you don’t maybe this would be a good time to look him up. An Irish illustrator and designer, he now lives in London. In 2007, he was named one of Time Magazine’s DESIGN 100 for his work for Fair Trade and People Tree. Little Owl Lost, his debut picture book, won… 

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