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Wonderment: The Lisbeth Zwerger Collection Cover Image
By Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator), Peter Sis (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780735841871
Published: NorthSouth Books - November 1st, 2014

Lisbeth Zwerger is a highly regarded illustrator who has garnered many awards including the coveted Hans Christian Anderson medal for lifetime achievement. This lovely collection showcases her unique style with wit and flair. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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Animalium: Welcome to the Museum Cover Image
By Jenny Broom, Katie Scott (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763675080
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Published: Big Picture Press - September 9th, 2014

A beautiful oversized volume filled with gorgeous images that mimic vintage nature plates. Very pleasing with excellent content that helps put the Animal Kingdom in order. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Hansel and Gretel

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Hansel and Gretel Standard Edition: A Toon Graphic (Toon Graphics) Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Lorenzo Mattotti (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781935179627
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Published: Toon Graphics - October 28th, 2014

This incarnation of the classic tale is a creepy delight with swirling lines and a nod to the original. The illustrations take center stage cleverly using negative space. Visual storytelling at its best. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

American Story

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The American Story: 100 True Tales from American History Cover Image
By Jennifer Armstrong, Roger Roth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780375812569
Availability: Special Order
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - August 22nd, 2006

Penned by our Saratoga bookseller Jennifer Armstrong, the tales in this volume take their inspiration from many facets of history. Succinct and engaging, this is the perfect introduction for a budding history buff. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Edgar Gets Ready for Bed

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Edgar Gets Ready for Bed: A Babylit(r) Book: Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's
By Ron Stucki (Illustrator), Jennifer Adams
ISBN: 9781423635284
Availability: Backordered
Published: Gibbs Smith - March 1st, 2014

A charming stylized bedtime book inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven". With a light touch this endearing story is far from dreary. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

The Greatest Dinosaur Ever

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The Greatest Dinosaur Ever Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805096255
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 22nd, 2013

This is an excellent first dinosaur book filled with fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations that will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite dinosaurs! ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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