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  • The Wing on a Flea

    The Wing on a Flea

    THE WING ON A FLEA is the very first book Ed Emberley wrote and illustrated, published in 1962. This lovely book of line drawings about basic shapes and what they could become foreshadowed his later, well-known how-to-draw series of books. Upon its release, THE WING ON A FLEA was named one of the New York Times’ 10 best illustrated books of the year and was an ALA Notable Book. Hardcover with Dust JacketSize: 7.4 x 10 inches | 48 pagesISBN: 9781623260583

    $ 18.00
  • Celestino Piatti's Animal ABC

    Celestino Piatti's Animal ABC

    Another beloved classic by Celestino Piatti. His iconic illustrations make this celebration of the ABCs a great gift for little learners and collectors alike! Piatti introduces each letter of the alphabet in this animal picture book with inventive and rhyming text. His A to Z menagerie, all done with the heavy black outlines and extraordinarily rich coloring of stained glass, includes a gracefully bent double spread giraffe, an African-angular red orangutan and a limpid-eyed yak, amongst others.   ABOUT CELESTINO PIATTICelestino Piatti (1922-2007) was a Swiss graphic artist, painter and boo...

    $ 18.00
  • The Happy Owls by Celestino Piatti

    The Happy Owls by Celestino Piatti

    Originally published in 1964, this classic text about enjoying the miracle of every day life is a testament to Piatti's distinctive artwork. This lovely story is a powerful testimony to seeing the beauty in the world and standing apart from the crowd. Why are these owls so happy? That's just what the chickens, ducks, and geese want to know. But when they send a peacock over to find out why, they're incredulous at reply. How could anyone be happy simply to see the rain and sunshine? What could be so joyful about the flowers and butterflies? As Piatti once said, ""You can draw an owl a thousa...

    $ 18.00
  • A Treasury of Wintertime Tales

    A Treasury of Wintertime Tales

    Sparkling tales for a special season Stories of winter from around the world Despite its chilly weather and barren landscapes, wintertime has inspired some of the most magical and heartwarming stories in history. This season of celebration, frost and snow, religion, tradition, and adventure has produced such holiday classics as Clement Moore’s 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, and such colorful tales as the account of a pre-Christmas Posada parade in Mexico City.A Treasury of Wintertime Tales pays homage to this rich variety of winter storytelling with thirteen tales dating 1823–1972. Fea...

    $ 40.00