Monday, October 4, 2010

Creature Features

Nothing like a few nice slimy, scaly, googly-eyed beasts to grab a kid's attention:

Art & Max by David Wiesner  (Clarion, October 2010)
 See more about how Mr. Wiesner developed the illustrations for this picture book here (scroll down).

The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester by Barbara O'Connor (FSG, August, 2010)

I'm Big by Kate and Jim McMullan (HarperCollins/Balzer and Bray, 2010)
The back cover of I'm Big is a continuation of the dinosaur and boy is he EVER big!

Journey Into the Deep: Discovering New Ocean Creatures by Rebecca L. Johnson (Millbrook, September 2010)
Giant squid meets Mick Jagger?

Happy Halloween!

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