{book} oscar and the mooncats

DAY 14 Oscar and the Mooncats by Lynda Gene Rymond Illustrated by Nicoletta Ceccoli Houghton Mifflin, 2007. No surprise for those who know me that I just recognized Ceccoli from the cover and had to pick it up once it was confirmed she was the illustrator—had no idea what the story was about. What aContinue reading “{book} oscar and the mooncats”

3 Barefoot Books & Ceccoli

Continuing in appreciation for Nicoletta Ceccoli’s work, I picked up 3 of her picture books at the Library. All of which happen to be published by Barefoot Books who in turn, seem to provide a good catalog of books to browse. They employ authors/illustrators from all over the planet and have a sizable bilingual section.Continue reading “3 Barefoot Books & Ceccoli”

ah, nicoletta

It has been some months since I featured one of my favorite Illustrators Nicoletta Ceccoli. The blog “7 Impossible Things Before Breakfast” posted on a new picture book by Ceccoli and they had this video where Ceccoli talks about her work. I immediately went to see if the Library has some picture books with Ceccoli’sContinue reading “ah, nicoletta”

a sense of proportion

The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap by H. M. Bouwman cover illustration by Nicoletta Ceccoli Marshall Cavendish Children, 2008. 270 pages. Lucy is the Colay girl, above left. Snowcap is the Anglish girl, below right. Both are absolutely horrid little girls. Well, I guess they are not little at age 12.Continue reading “a sense of proportion”


Horns & Wrinkles by Joseph Helgerson Illustrations by Nicoletta Ceccoli Houghton Mifflin, 2006. 357 pages of a 7.59×5.50x.56 in. book. I have a list of Authors of whom I try to keep track. A similar list of Illustrators is fairly non-existent. Reading more and more comics, I try to keep track of Artists, and IContinue reading “&”