As the end of the year draws nearer and nearer, more and more FANTASTIC picture books keep coming to our attention. Here are a few more that we think may have a chance at winning the coveted Caldecott Medal in ...
Best Children's Books of 2013 Wall Street Journal In the best picture books of 2013, children will clicketyclack westward on an Iron Horse, gallop toward an ice-pop mountain on a magical steed, and drift in a red rowboat through a lantern-hung wood.
I started having the conversation about using computers to create or enhance picture book illustrations back when this was what my computer looked like. It was already clear how quickly technology was advancing.
A big thanks to Kansas State University's Children's and Adolescent Literature Community (especially Allison Kuehne and Melissa Hammond) for organizing this event, and to the Manhattan Public Library for hosting it.
First, let me remind you that my expertise is not comic books or graphic novels. I DID grow up reading lots and lots of comic books of the Archie & Veronica and Baby Huey variety and have read many graphic novels for young adults.
Best Picture Books of 2013 Huffington Post With everything from a sweeping biography of Nelson Mandela to a story about a unicorn that can make it rain cupcakes, 2013 was another great year for picture books.
Come on, people, hasn’t the man won enough? Wasn’t his acceptance speech so wonderful that he could never ever be improved upon? Haven’t I already reviewed just about every book Klassen has written? Do I really have to talk about this one?
Margie Culver's insight:
With two wins last year, will Jon Klassen do it again?