Entries Tagged as 'New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2008'


September 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I love wordless or nearly wordless books. I’m simply captivated by Eric Rohmann’s The Cinder-Eyed Cats and David Wiesner’s Tuesday. For me, it doesn’t get much better than when illustrations carry the story, and the “reader” is left to choose exactly how to tell it. Wave epitomizes the best of this […]

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The Little Yellow Leaf

December 15th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I want to wallpaper my apartment with the illustrations from Carin Berger’s The Little Yellow Leaf!  OK, maybe I’ll just frame a few images. All joking aside, this is one of the most beautiful children’s books I’ve ever seen.  From the sparse, poetic text to the elegant illustrations, this is a book […]

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