a Southern noodlehead

Day Five: Epossumondas Written by Coleen Salley, Illustrations by Janet Stevens Harcourt, 2002. Renowned storyteller Coleen Salley and Caldecott Honor illustrator Janet Stevens team up for this outrageous twist on the Southern story of the noodlehead who takes everything way too literally. (Or is that Epossumondas just pulling his mama’s leg?)–publisher’s comments I’m not sure it is possibleContinue reading “a Southern noodlehead”

I imagine you’ll like this one

Day Two:  Imagine Harry written by Kate Klise, illustrated by M. Sarah Klise Harcourt (bk site), 2007. hardcover. Not everyone can see Little Rabbit’s very best friend, Harry. But that’s okay with Little Rabbit. He and Harry are too busy rolling down hills, climbing trees, and avoiding baths to mind very much. Imagine a bestContinue reading “I imagine you’ll like this one”

{book} dillweed’s revenge

DAY 26 Dillweed’s Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic by Florence Parry Heide Illustrated by Carson Ellis Harcourt, 2010. I found this in the children’s picture book section at the Tattered Cover Book store as I was browsing. I was drawn to Carson Ellis’ as illustrator, and after reading it ooked around the room atContinue reading “{book} dillweed’s revenge”

{illustrator} LeUyen Pham (pt 2)

Yesterday I posted a bit of what I learned about LeUyen Pham. Today I am looking at a few of the picture books she illustrated. A Stick is an Excellent Thing: Poems Celebrating Outdoor Play by Marilyn Singer (Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012). Marilyn Singer, a renowned poet, offers 18 poems involving outdoor play withContinue reading “{illustrator} LeUyen Pham (pt 2)”