Adults - Holiday Reading 2008

The Art of Graeme Base, Julie Watts
This book explores the life and work of this remarkable artist, and includes more than 200 illustrations, many of which have never been seen before.
Book crush : for kids and teens : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and interest, Nancy Pearl
Presents lists of recommended book titles for children and teenagers divided into three age groups, and then further subdivided into more than 118 categories, including animals, folktales, girl power, autobiographies, comic books, and many others.
CoverReading under the covers : helping children to choose books, Alyson Simpson
Show & tell : exploring the fine art of children's book illustration, Dilys Evans
Focuses on the work of 12 contemporary illustrators, including Paul O. Zelinksy, David Wiesner, David Shannon.
The ultimate first book guide, [eds.] Leonie Flynn, Daniel Hahn & Susan Reuben
Covers what you might need to help 0-7 year olds with their important first steps into the world of books. This title covers board books and novelty books, through to classic and contemporary picture books, and chapter books.