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How to Raise a Reader
Russo, Maria
An indispensable guide to welcoming children--from babies to teens--to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review.

Do you remember your first visit to where the wild things are? How about curling up for hours on...

Item No. 9781523505302
$19.95
I Compagni
William A. Corsaro and Lusia Molinari

What happens when children in creative, Reggio-like preschools go to a more traditional elementary school? In this book, William Corsaro and his Italian co-author, Luisa Molinari, tell a complete and important story about the lives of children as they grow from young preschoolers to...

Item No. X8269
$33.95
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 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
$23.99
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
Just Jerry: How Drawing Shaped My Life
Pinkney, Jerry

An inspiring memoir of a Caldecott-winning artist and one of the most acclaimed children's book illustrators of all time, sharing the story of a young artist who finds the courage to follow his passion against all odds.

* "A moving work from a legend of children's literature...

Item No. 9780316383851
$17.99
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

  Staff Pick

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
Keywords for Children's Literature
Philip Nel & Lissa Paul

The study of children's literature and culture has been experiencing a renaissance, with vital new work proliferating across many areas of interest. Mapping this vibrant scholarship, Keywords for Children's Literature presents 49 original essays on the essential terms and concepts of the...

Item No. 9780814758557
$30.00
Kids' Book of Paper Love
Van Der Hulst, Astrid

 Staff Pick


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A surprise on every page!

Brimming from cover to cover with projects and other paper surprises, The Kids' Book of Paper Love, from the bestselling editors of Flow magazine and books, is a bounty of a book that begs to be folded, cut up, collaged, doodled on, and shared....

Item No. 9781523508143
$19.99
Bambino
Edizioni Junior

The educational experiences of Pistoia City Council in the drawings and graphics by Andrea Rauch 1979-1999.

Item No. 9788886858519
$32.00
Leo Lionni: Storyteller, Artist, Designer

Between Worlds: The Art and Design of Leo Lionni opens at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, on November 18, 2023.

Leo Lionni (1910-1999) was a key figure of postwar visual culture, who believed that a smart, pithy design language could unite people across...

Item No. 9780789214706
$39.95
Let's Draw Plants & Small Creatures
Umoto, Sachiko

Learn to draw plants, animals, and more in the distinctive Japanese character style--and have fun while you're creating!

Let popular Japanese artist Sachiko Umoto show you simple methods for sketching butterflies, flowers, cactus, bees, birds, ...

Item No. 9781592536474
$15.99
Let's Go Outside!
Ward, Jennifer
Engage your child in outdoor play, nature outings, and environmental explorations. Chase and be chased in a game of capture the flag. Use the power of the sun to craft your own shadow prints. Explore the stars on a late night walk. Create a field guide to your neighborhood. Through 52 ideas--some...
Item No. 9781590306987
$14.00
Library of the Early Mind DVD

The authors, illustrators, and editors of some of the finest works of children's literature share their stories in this examination of the deeper side of the art. From the stories we hear as children to those we tell our own, the work of these storytellers often comes from a profound place and...

Item No. 884501642569
$33.00
Life and Loves of E. Nesbit
Fitzsimons, Eleanor

A Sunday Times Best Book of the Year: The "informative and entertaining" first major biography of the trailblazing, controversial children's author (The Washington Post).

Born in 1858, Edith Nesbit is today considered the first modern writer for children and the...

Item No. 9781419738975
$35.00
Listening for Madeline-PB
Marcus, Leonard S
Madeleine L'Engle is perhaps best recognized as the author of A Wrinkle in Time, the enduring milestone work of fantasy fiction that won the 1963 John Newbery Medal for excellence in children's literature and has enthralled millions of readers for the past fifty years. But to those who knew...
Item No. 9780374534202
$20.00
Little Nemo in the Palace of Ice
McCay, Winsor
These strange and marvelously drawn cartoons recount the continuing adventures of Little Nemo, a small boy transported nightly to such fantastic worlds as the Palace of Ice, a pirate ship on the high seas, and a miniature city, where time and again his adventures get him into deep trouble and...
Item No. 9780486820941
$19.95
Little Women: Complete Novel Featuring Letters
Alcott, Louisa May
This special edition invites fans inside the world of the March sisters. It includes the full text of Little Women, plus gorgeous, removable replicas of the characters' letters and other writings.

For anyone who loves Little Women, or still cherishes the joy of letter...

Item No. 9781797208916
$40.00
Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Winner of the 2015 Brain Child Award from Tillywig...
Item No. 9781605542744
$32.95
Magic Castle Build-a-Story Cards

Spark imaginations with 36 colorful cards, featuring artwork by beloved Ruby illustrator Miriam Latimer! As kids join Ruby and her little brother Leon on exciting adventures, they’ll delight in piecing together creative stories about dragons, castles, magic potions and more. Includes...

Item No. 9781782853831
$12.99
Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children
Klein, Cheryl
The best children's and young adult novels take readers on wonderful outward adventures and stirring inward journeys. In The Magic Words, editor Cheryl B. Klein guides writers on an enjoyable and practical-minded voyage of their own, from developing a saleable premise for a novel to...
Item No. 9780393292244
$18.95
Make A World
Emberley, Ed
Using simple shapes, Ed Emberley shows would-be artists how to draw over 400 things, such as an airplane, anteater, submarine, train, kangaroo, gondola, and much much more! This classic book is packed with cool things that kids-and not a few adults-really want to draw. Easy and fun, the book...
Item No. 9780316789721
$8.99