im going to need this artist…
my favorite all time favorite is the stories of how frog and toad are friends.
oh what am i saying, i love so many children story books I cant decide on one:)

Design of the Picture Book

Fridays were ice cream days. And after lunch every Friday, one class of six year olds came to the library. Jack always, always, had chocolate smeared across his face. Always. He was adorable. Bright, funny, kind, and everything wonderful about the world wrapped up into a six year old package. When I saw him around the school on a day other than Friday, I pretended to have no idea who he was. Because, you know, the chocolate was missing from his face.

“Oh, hello, brand new student! My name is Ms. Higgins, so nice to meet you!”

“Hmmm, I don’t quite remember your name — is it Hugo? Marty? Nelson?”

His giggle was infectious, and his playfulness a joy.

Six year old Nathan only liked his bananas opened from the wrong end. Little monkey.

Six year old Jessica told me she was going to be a hamster when she…

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Edward Cheverton: Musical Ecstasy


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British illustrator Edward Cheverton remains a favorite.  I’ve posted about him before, but these new works are sublime. These first four are about “that moment in music where everything comes together and the listener enters a state of pure ecstasy.”  As you can tell from the other works in this post, and the video, he likes jazz, and comics.

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