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  • A Collection of Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories

    By Rudyard Kipling

    Our Price: $22.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780763626297
    • Publisher: CANDLEWICK PRESS
    • Published: November 2004
    This collection of stories from Kipling's 'Just So Stories,' features a different illustrator for each selection. Includes: How the Whale Got His Throat, illustrated by Peter Sis; How the Camel Got His Hump, illustrated by Clare Melinsky; How the Rhinoceros Got His Skin, illustrated by Christopher Corr; How the Leopard Got His Spots, illustrated by Cathie Felstead; The Elephant's Child, illustrated by Louise Voce; The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo, illustrated by Jeff Fisher; The Beginning of the Armadillos, illustrated by Jane Ray; and The Cat That Walked by Himself, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura.
  • Ballerina!

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060759667
    • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
    • Published: June 2005
    A young girl puts on costumes of different colors and imagines herself dancing on stage.
  • Deep Play

    By Diane Ackerman

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679771357
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: August 2000
    In her latest exploration, award-winning essayist and poet Diane Ackerman illuminates an exalted state of transcendence achieved through emotionally and physcially vigorous activities, vividly describing her own experiences, from her weekly birke treks to witnessing the daily rituals of penguins amidst blusdtery Antarctic winds. Selected Bibliography *& Notes; Index. 235p.
  • Fire Truck

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $16.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780688158781
    • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
    • Published: September 1998
    In a story by the illustrator of The Dragons Are Singing Tonight, Matt, who loves fire trucks, wakes up one morning to find that he has become a fire truck, with one driver, two ladders, three hoses, and ten boots.
  • Follow the Dream: The Story of Christopher Columbus

    By Christopher Columbus

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679806288
    • Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF
    • Published: September 1991
    In a pictorial retelling, Christopher Columbus overcomes a number of obstacles to fulfill his dream of sailing west to find a new route to the Orient.
  • Robinson

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $17.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780545731669
    • Publisher: Scholastic Press
    • Published: September 2017
  • Starry Messenger: Galileo Galilei

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $8.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374470272
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
    • Published: September 2000
    A finely illustrated overview of the life and work of Galileo explains, in simple language and with Galileo's own words, the impact of the astronomer's discoveries on the science, philosophy, and art of Renaissance Italy. A Caldecott Honor Book. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.
  • The Book of Imaginary Beings

    By Jorge Luis Borges

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143039938
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: September 2006
    Borges's whimsical compendium of more than a hundred of 'the strange creatures conceived through history by the human imagination.' Imbued with the author's characteristic wit anderudition, this unique contribution to fantasy literature ranges widely across the world's mythologies and literatures to bring together in one delightful encyclopedia the fantastical inventions, ranging from the Kabbalah through Kafka. Notes. B&W illus. 236p.
  • The Book of Imaginary Beings

    By Jorge Luis Borges

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670891801
    • Publisher: Viking
    • Published: November 2005
    The superlative Argentinean writer's whimsical compendium of more than a hundred of 'the strange creatures' conceived down through history by the human imagination. This singular contribution to fantasy literature ranges widely across the world's mythologies, bringing together the fantastical inventions drawn from the Kabbalah, Homer, Pliny, Confucius, Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, & C.S. Lewis, among others. Expect to find dragons and Centaurs, Unicorns and Gnomes, as well as the less familiar and altogether unexpected Animals That Live in the Mirror and The Hairy Breast of La-Ferte Bernard. 236p.
  • The Dreamer

    By Pam Munoz Ryan

    Our Price: $19.65
    • Format: Unknown Binding
    • ISBN-13: 9780606239400
    • Publisher: Turtleback Books
    • Published: March 2012
  • The Little Wing Giver

    By Jacques Taravant

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780805064124
    • Publisher: HENRY HOLT
    • Published: October 2001
    French story for all ages about how birds, butterflies, and insects got their wings.
  • The Train of States

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060578404
    • Publisher: Greenwillow Books
    • Published: September 2007
    Complete with state bird, flower, tree, capital, origin of the state name, and year of statehood, a colorful collection of fifty freight cars provides readers with a user-friendly resource filled with fun facts and detailed illustrations. Reprint.
  • The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780374347017
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux
    • Published: August 2007
    Peter Sis depicts through his illustrations what it was like growing up in Czechoslovakia during the Cold War. Though creativity could be suppressed by the totalitarian regime, it could not be totally destroyed. Full-color illus. (Ages: 8-12).
  • Tomi Ungerer: All in One

    By Tomi Ungerer

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780942324914
    • Publisher: The Drawing Center
    • Published: February 2015
  • Trucks Trucks Trucks

    By Peter Sis

    Our Price: $7.99
    • Format: Board Books
    • ISBN-13: 9780060562588
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: July 2004
    A little boy cleans up his room using a variety of trucks and gives a one word description of their work such as hauling, plowing, and loading.

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