The Monster at the End of This Book
The Monster at the End of This Book was published in 1971 by Golden Press. It was written by Jon Stone and illustrated by Mike Smollin. 1 Sequels and variations 2 Reissues 3 Animation and eBooks 4 Translations 5 Reviews 6 References 6.1 Cultural references 7 Sources 8 External links In this book, Grover is horrified to learn that there is a monster at the end of the book and begs the reader not to finish it, so as to avoid the monster. He uses several methods to try and keep the reader from…
The Five Chinese Brothers
The classic picture book about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for almost 80 years. "An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn Book
Why Judy Blume Still Rules, In-Depth With Trayvon Martin's Parents, an Emancipated Minor's Story and More!
This week, empowering voices appear both in the narratives and as the writers behind them. Here are the links I've been passing around most lately--I'd love to know which pique your interest most. (P.S. If you're an international news junkie, this week's a good one for you!)
Mid Century Bookcase with Siamese by Donna Mibus
I love books and I love mid century modern, so of course I'm crazy about books ABOUT mid century modern stuff. Several of the books in the bookcase come from my own collection. Others I just dream of owning. My Siamese cats sit among some fun accessories such as a trio of Polynesian tikis, a vintage pottery piece, abstract kitty bookends and an Eames House bird. A black cat version is available as is an alternate version of the bookcase in a mid century room.
Helen Borten Illustration Heaven Part 3
This is the third post concerning Illustrator Helen Borten that I’ve been able to assemble recently. I’ve been a fan of her 1960 and 70’s illustrated books for some time. By chanc…
Sunday Safari - March Hares
Celia Hart, March Hares Óscar Villán, Lebres Nikolai Tyrsa Mark Hearld, Hares Dan May, Roscoe's Fall Kyoko Imazu, Bob the hare Anna Pugh, Moon Run Nicky Clacy, Feeding Hare Catherine Rayner, thanks to Shelley Davies Mary Sumner, Coastal hair, thanks to the art room plant Joianne Bittle, Jackrabbit Brian Wildsmith, Hare and tortoise, 1966, thanks to Vintage Kids' Books My Kid Loves Renée Treml