Now & Then Exhibit

Bird - To Be Autographed 12/14
Strickland, Shadra

Young Mekhai, better known as Bird, loves to draw. With drawings, he can erase the things that don't turn out right. In real life, problems aren't so easily fixed.

As Bird struggles to understand the death of his beloved grandfather and his older brother's drug addiction, he escapes into his art. Drawing is an outlet for Bird's emotions and imagination, and provides a path to making sense of his world. In time, with the help of his grandfather's friend, Bird finds his own special somethin' and wings to fly.

Told with spare grace, Bird is a touching look at a young boy coping with real-life troubles. Readers will be heartened by Bird's quiet resilience, and moved by the healing power of putting pencil to paper.

Bird, the recipient of Lee & Low's New Voices Award Honor, is the first picture book of both Zetta Elliot and Shadra Strickland.

Item No. 9781620143483
$12.95
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Flett, Julie

A tender, luminous portrait of art, nature, and connecting across generations.

When a young girl moves from the country to a small town, she feels lonely and out of place. But soon she meets an elderly woman next door, who shares her love of arts and crafts. Can the girl navigate the changing seasons and failing health of her new friend? Acclaimed author and artist Julie Flett's textured images of birds, flowers, art, and landscapes bring vibrancy and warmth to this powerful story, which highlights the fulfillment of intergenerational relationships and shared passions.

A brief glossary and pronunciation guide to Cree-Métis words that appear in the text is provided on the copyright page.

Item No. 9781771644730
$17.95
Fan Brothers Postcard - The Night Gardener

4" x 6" postcard featuring arwork by the Fan Brothers from their book, The Night Gardener. Created for the exhibition Now & Then: Contemporary Illustrators and their Childhood Art on view at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art December 14, 2019 - May 10, 2020.

Pair it with the book!

Item No. 76448056
$1.00
Julie Flett Print - Birdsong

Limited edition archival giclee print featuring artwork by Julie Flett from her picture book, Birdsong. Created for the exhibition Now & Then: Contemporary Illustrators and their Childhood Art on view at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art December 14, 2019 - May 10, 2020.

Print measures 8" x 10"

Pair the print with the book for the perfect gift!

Item No. GIC10-27759
$25.00
Oge Mora Postcard - Thank You Omu

4" x 6" postcard featuring arwork by Oge Mora from Thank You, Omu. Created for the exhibition Now & Then: Contemporary Illustrators and their Childhood Art on view at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art December 14, 2019 - May 10, 2020.

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Item No. 62481849
$1.00
Rafael Lopez Print - Drum Dream Girl

Limited edition archival giclee print featuring artwork by Rafael Lopez from his picture book, Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle. Created for the exhibition Now & Then: Contemporary Illustrators and their Childhood Art on view at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art December 14, 2019 - May 10, 2020.

Print measures 8" x 10"

Pair the print with the book for the perfect gift!

Item No. GIC10-27760
$25.00