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Field Guide to Color: A Watercolor Workbook
Solomon, Lisa
Play with paint, get creative with color, and discover your personal palette--a joyful, interactive workbook for creativity, self-expression, and deepening your understanding of how color works.

Color is one of the most profound ways we have to express ourselves. In this lively workbook...

Item No. 9781611806120
$27.95
Fingerprint Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Using fingerprints and a few dots, scribbles, and lines, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to make all sorts of pictures, inlcuding frogs, trains, flowers, clowns, dragons, and more! This classic book is packed with fun things that kids-and many adults-really want to create. Easy and fun, the...
Item No. 9780316789691
$10.99
Flights Into Fantasy-DVD

Presentation of some of the most famous 19th and early 20th Century European and American illustrated art for children including original works by Arthur Rackham, Kay Nielsen, Edmund Dulac, E. H. Shepard, Jesse Wilcox Smith, and Beatrix Potter, among many others. The collection of Kendra and...

Item No. 1592880991
$24.95
Flights of Fancy: Creative Inspiration from Ten Award-Winning Authors & Illustrators
Various
In a beautiful anthology, ten children's book greats share stories, poems, pictures, tips, and prompts meant to inspire young readers to create works of their own.

Have you ever sparked the start of a story by playing a game of What if? Is there any value to all that doodling you do?...

Item No. 9781536205367
$19.99
Floating Worlds
Gorey, Edward
Edward Gorey and Peter Neumeyer met in the summer of 1968. Gorey had been contracted by Addison-Wesley to illustrate Donald and the . . . , a children’s story written by Neumeyer. On their first encounter, Neumeyer managed to dislocate Gorey’s shoulder when he grabbed his arm to keep him...
Item No. 9780764959479
$35.00
Golden Legacy: The Story of Golden Books
Marcus, Leonard S

Back in print, the fascinating history of Little Golden Books, in celebration of their 75th anniversary in 2017! With a Foreword by Eric Carle.

Eminent children's historian Leonard Marcus' Golden Legacy chronicles the fascinating story of the creation, marketing, and worldwide...

Item No. 9780375829963
$40.00
Great Thumbprint Drawing Book
Emberley, Ed
Instructions for creating a variety of shapes and figures using thumbprints and a few simple lines.
Item No. 9780316789684
$10.99
Growing Pains: Wanda Gag
Gag, Wanda
Wanda Gág rose from poverty in small-town Minnesota to international fame in the 1920s as the author of the children's classic, Millions of Cats. Her early diaries, first published in 1940, are the touching, often humorous record of her youth and her struggles to develop her talent.
Item No. 9780873511735
$24.95
Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids
Foster-Wilson, Lee
Make art and memories with the special kids in your life! Packed with how-to drawing and painting projects, creative prompts, and original crafting activities, The Grown-Up's Guide to Making Art with Kids will inspire you and your little ones to spend hours of creative fun together...
Item No. 9781633227392
$14.99
Hand Printing from Nature
Bethmann, Laura Donnelly

Discover how to use found natural materials – such as leaves, flowers, feathers, vegetables, fruits, shells, weeds, and wood grain – to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. Simple step-by-step instructions coupled with beautiful photos make it easy and fun to...

Discover how to use natural materials to print on any surface, from paper and fabric to ceramics, wood, and walls. With simple step-by-step instructions and clear photographs, Laura Bethmann encourages crafters of all levels to create original nature prints with leaves, flowers, fruits, shells,...

Item No. 9781603425599
$20.95
Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration
Oxenbury, Helen
A fascinating, beautiful, and definitive account of the life of esteemed artist Helen Oxenbury.

Filled with insights that span Helen Oxenbury's life -- from her early childhood through a career in children's books that started in the 1960s and is still going strong today -- here is an...

Item No. 9780763692582
$40.00
House Baba Built
Young, Ed
I knew nothing could happen to us within those walls, in the house Baba built.

In Ed Young's childhood home in Shanghai, all was not as it seemed: a rocking chair became a horse; a roof became a roller rink; an empty swimming pool became a place for riding scooters and bikes. The...
Item No. 9780316076289
$17.99
How Picturebooks Work - Softcover
Scott, Carole
How Picturebooks Work is an innovative and engaging look at the interplay between text and image in picturebooks. The authors explore picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of communication, and they argue that...
Item No. 9780415979689
$72.95
How To Be an Illustrator
Rees, Darrel
This book offers practical help and guidance to aspiring illustrators. All areas of the job are covered - how to create a portfolio; the most effective ways to approach would-be clients; how to prepare for meetings and negotiate contracts; and how to handle, deliver, and bill a job. There is advice...
Item No. 9781780673288
$30.00
How to Draw Monsters and More Scary Stuff
Emberley, Ed
Learn to draw jack-o-lanterns, skeletons, witches, black cats, monsters, and more in this how-to-draw book by drawing master Ed Emberley-perfect for the Halloween season and all year round!

Using his alphabet of shapes and squiggles, Ed Emberley shows new artists the easiest method to...

Item No. 9780316443449
$10.99
How to Make a Book
Davies, Becky

All books begin with one brilliant idea … Take a journey to discover how a book is made — from acquisition and artwork to publicity and printing — in this inspiring and informative illustrated guide to publishing.

Item No. 9781684643400
$14.99
How to Make Hand-Drawn Maps
Cann, Helen
With wonderful examples and easy-to-follow instructions, this beautifully illustrated how-to book makes it simple and fun to create one-of-a-kind hand-drawn maps. Helpful templates, grids, and guidelines complement a detailed breakdown of essential cartographic elements and profiles of talented...
Item No. 9781452169910
$27.50
Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals
Umoto, Sachiko

Illustration School: Let's Draw Cute Animals offers easy instructions for artists, crafters, and complete beginners who want to sketch and draw in the popular Japanese character style.

Sachiko Umoto's engaging, relaxing techniques include a primer on drawing basics,...

Item No. 9781592536450
$15.99
In Pursuit of Inspiration
Dunn, Rae
Author and ceramicist Rae Dunn shares her favorite techniques for approaching a blank page and creating art. Discover how to draw with your non-dominant hand and sketch with objects found in nature. Colorfully illustrated with watercolors, sketches, original patterns, dreamy photography, and hand-...
Item No. 9781452168852
$22.95
In the Darkness of the Night
Munari, Bruno
First published in Italy in 1956, Bruno Munari's In the Darkness of the Night tells the tale of an interconnected, intimate yet expansive journey across three settings--in the darkness, through a meadow, and into a mysterious cave--through a spellbinding combination of paper stocks,...
Item No. 9781616896300
$35.00
In the Great Green Room
Gary, Amy

The extraordinary life of the woman behind the beloved children's classics Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny comes alive in this fascinating biography of Margaret Wise Brown.

Margaret's books have sold millions of copies all over the world, but few people know...

Item No. 9781250160621
$17.99
Inside the Rainbow
Julian Rothenstein
Inside the Rainbow reprints for the first time in English a unique compendium of Soviet-era picture books from the 1920s and 1930s—a high point in the history of children's literature. In the dark and dangerous world of revolutionary Petrograd, some of the greatest Russian poets and...
Item No. 9781616893781
$35.00
John Burningham - Hardcover
Burningham, John
A beautiful collectors' volume showcasing the art, life, and inspiration of a celebrated author-illustrator.

Take a look behind the scenes at the work of John Burningham, one of the world's most talented children's book creators, in this fascinating masterwork showcasing...
Item No. 9780763644345
$70.00
Kay Nielsen: An Enchanted Vision

Images of fantasy and fairy tales by a Danish master of illustration

The Danish artist Kay Nielsen's luminous interpretations of fairy tales and legends from around the world are among the most celebrated book illustrations of the 20th century, unsurpassed in their...

Item No. 9780878468805
$45.00
Kay Nielsen: East of the Sun West of the Moon

Step into a world of star-crossed lovers, magical winds, mischievous giants, and trolls, through some of the most exquisite illustrations in publishing history. In this gorgeous reprint, TASCHEN revives the most ambitious publication project of beloved Danish artist Kay Nielsen, one of the most...

Item No. 9783836532297
$40.00