Monthly Archives: April 2014

Collect Raindrops: The Seasons Gathered

by Nikki McClure published 2014 by Abrams Books (reissue) Every soul who has seen Nikki McClure’s art has loved it. I’m sure there are studies and statistics on that, trust me. It looks as elegant on an iPhone case as it does on a gift tag or greeting card. But then there are books, and […]

Oliver’s Tree

written and illustrated by Kit Chase published 2014, by G.P. Putnam’s Sons, an imprint of Penguin I’ve always had a soft spot for elephants, ever since I had a sweet stuffed one as a kid. He played ‘You Are My Sunshine,’ so of course, Sunshine was his name. And I don’t know who I’m kidding […]

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

by Dan Santat published 2014 by Little, Brown (release date is tomorrow, April 8th. I’d recommend lining up outside your local bookstore as soon as possible. You want this book.) Sometimes, you can tell that a story is going to squeeze its way into your soul. I got those story-goosebumps when I saw this trailer […]