Purpose of this Blog...

You may have noticed that not all books are equal in capturing children's imaginations and in cultivating those innocent, tender souls. My goal is to help you find the ones that do!
(Painting by Mary Cassatt: "Mrs Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren" -1888)

Friday, December 30, 2011

12 days, 12 books, 12 illustrators

one - jan brett
 two - jane ray
 three - laurel long
 four - louise brierley
 five - robert sabuda
 six - gennady spirin
 seven - brian wildsmith
 eight - joanna isles
 nine - ilonka karasz
ten - don daily
eleven - rachel griffin
twelve - little golden book

Which illustrator is your favorite?
I hope you're enjoying these "12 Days of Christmas", which end on January 6th, with the celebration of Theophany, or Epiphany.


  1. thanks for your kind words about my advent series of illustrations.
    When I saw your great blog site, I thought you might enjoy getting your fav books illustrated, like jane mount style http://www.janemount.com/portfolio/Projects/Illustration/Bookshelf.php
    email me if you have questions. thanks

  2. Thanks for the link. That is just way cool!