HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

Heads and Tails by John Canty is an extraordinary children's picture book. Leveraging the natural and universal fascination that children have with animals, the book utilises hints and recognition to build a sense of anticipation on each page, that is resolved on the following page when the identity of the animal is discovered. Young readers … Continue reading HEADS AND TAILS, by John Canty, Candlewick Press

DRAW LIKE AN ARTIST POP ART, by Patricia Geis, Princeton Architectural Press

When Pop Art burst on the art scene in the 1950s as a reaction against abstract expressionism, it found instant favor with its colorful use of images from advertising, signs, soup cans, Coke bottles, and even comic strips. This playfulness is front and center in Draw Like an Artist: Pop Art: a collection of eighteen … Continue reading DRAW LIKE AN ARTIST POP ART, by Patricia Geis, Princeton Architectural Press