When two red-tailed hawks build a nest atop a New York City apartment building, they enrapture bird lovers but enrage residents. Winter’s pastel acrylics and simple shapes give this true story a timeless character.
Both traditional and fresh, lively and literary, this retelling features a brown-skinned child who travels through the winter woods to visit her ailing grandmother. Gorgeously detailed illustrations on oversized double-paged spreads are full of touches that extend the familiar story.
With the talent show looming and the class brimming over with ideas, Clementine struggles to find her own hidden gifts. Loosely limned line drawings add the perfect comic touch to this second story about the irrepressible imp.
Rich with the interplay of light and shadow, dramatic oil paintings enhance the true story of Henry “Box” Brown and his successful attempt to mail himself from slavery in the South to freedom in the North.
Sixteen poems reflect the progression of the seasons and illustrate a year in the life of a family including the death of a beloved grandfather. Gentle, textured illustrations evoke the natural world from which haiku comes.