PLAYING WITH COLLAGE, LEARN THE ART OF COLLAGE FROM A MASTER, by Jeannie Baker, Candlewick Studios

With this gem of a book, readers are invited to trust their instincts -- and play -- as they follow the advice of an award-winning collage artist. Whether using dried flowers or tiny shells, spaghetti or postage stamps, Jeannie Baker draws from the world around her to make work that is singularly beautiful and imaginative. … Continue reading PLAYING WITH COLLAGE, LEARN THE ART OF COLLAGE FROM A MASTER, by Jeannie Baker, Candlewick Studios

WHEN GRANDMA GIVES YOU A LEMON TREE, by Jamie L.B. Deenihan, Illustrated by Lorraine Rocha, Sterling Children’s Books

When Grandma gives you a lemon tree, definitely don’t make a face! Care for the tree, and you might be surprised at how new things, and new ideas, bloom. “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” In this imaginative take on that popular saying, a child is surprised (and disappointed) to receive a lemon tree … Continue reading WHEN GRANDMA GIVES YOU A LEMON TREE, by Jamie L.B. Deenihan, Illustrated by Lorraine Rocha, Sterling Children’s Books