Chanukah Picture Book Round-Up

A round-up of new Chanukah-themed books out this Fall 2011. 'Tis the season, after all - Happy first night of Chanukah!Chanukah Lightsby Michael J. Rosen, illustrated by Robert Sabuda9780763655334, $34.99From a pop-up master and an acclaimed poet and author comes a glorious celebration of the true spirit of Chanukah.Open this beautiful gift book and follow … Continue reading Chanukah Picture Book Round-Up

Ode to Stephen Gammell

Author and illustrator Stephen Gammell's work is known in two very different veins: sassy, whimsical picturebook illustrator and nightmare-inducing, horror illustrator.My first introduction to his work was through his Caldecott Award winning book Song and Dance Man (9780679819950, Random House, $6.99). I loved having my parents read the story to me, but it was for … Continue reading Ode to Stephen Gammell