Jennifer

Bye-Bye Baby Brother

Staff Pick Badge
Bye-Bye Baby Brother! Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763662417
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact Us for More Info
Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2013

Ruby's new baby brother Oliver is taking up all of Mom's time --plus he's BORING. So Ruby devises several different ways to get rid of him, only to find that her perfect plan will be one that brings them together. A joy to read aloud, with fun illustrations!

Jennifer


Killer Slippers

Staff Pick Badge
Killer Slippers: And How to Make Them Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781843178880
Availability: It's Complicated--Contact Us for More Info
Published: Michael O'Mara Books - October 5th, 2012

The title says it all! A how-to book with witty descriptions and spot-on illustrations by the fabulous Sophie Blackall. Projects are a perfect pairing of intelligent design (see: "Tubers" and "Les Petits Dejeuners") and sweet delight ("Babar and Celeste," and "Way down upon the..."). You'll find a slipper style for everyone you know. Get sewing!


Jennifer


Cecil the Pet Glacier

Staff Pick Badge
Cecil the Pet Glacier Cover Image
By Matthea Harvey, Giselle Potter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375867736
Availability: Hard to Find--Contact us for More Info
Published: Schwartz & Wade Books - August 14th, 2012

Never a more perfect match between story and illustration. Wonderfully quirky and sweet, with that ever-important theme that it's ok to be unique. (And yes, you too will become attached to Cecil the glacier!)


Jennifer


Paper Made!

Staff Pick Badge
Paper Made!: 101 Exceptional Projects to Make Out of Everyday Paper Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780761159971
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 9th, 2012

Exactly
101 crafts included here for home design, fashion, and party decor. I
love how the author expands the idea of paper crafts to include other
materials such as cardboard, album sleeves --even movie tickets!
Instructions are simple to follow, and each project comes with an
easy-to-difficult rating. Tons of gift ideas too. A great addition to
one's craft collection.Jennifer


The Paper Garden

Staff Pick Badge
The Paper Garden: An Artist Begins Her Life's Work at 72 Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781608196975
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Bloomsbury USA - May 1st, 2012

From award-winning poet Molly Peacock: a biography of Mary Delaney, who began creating botanical "mosaics" at age 72 in the 18th century --but this book is so much more than that. Readers will be intrigued by Peacock's identification with Delaney, and the parallels between their lives. Peacock's writing is breathtaking, as are the enclosed reproductions of Delaney's artwork (those are collages, not paintings!). There's a little bit of everything for everyone here: biography, art, history, romance...

Jennifer


The Sisters Brothers

Staff Pick Badge
The Sisters Brothers Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062041289
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Ecco - February 14th, 2012

A Western in the style of Cormac McCarthy and David Milch, a Western that makes you forget you're reading a Western. You'll find yourself laughing, grimacing, enraptured. Some passages were rough to read, as those days were to live --but deWitt's writing is that good, his characters that alluring, that I absolutely had to see the brothers through their journey's end. One of the best books I've read since McCann's Let the Great World Spin.
Jennifer


Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer

Staff Pick Badge
Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780764959479
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Pomegranate Communications - November 8th, 2011

A wonderful glimpse into the unique genius of Edward Gorey through his correspondence with friend and collaborator Peter Neumeyer. The letters are endearing and philosophical, and accompanied by other delightful tidbits: illustrated postcards to Neumeyer's Meford residence, storyboard sketches, and even a recipe or two.

Jennifer


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Jennifer