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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    Puzzler Cinderella June 13th 2011 Share The fairy tale of Cinderella has been reinvented and re illustrated many many times in children s picture books Here s a small selection of versions we carry in the store Can you identify the illustrator by his or her artistic interpretation of the Cinderella tale Here s a hint One of these artists is featured in our gallery right now Good luck and I ll be back on Friday with the answers READ MORE Happy Birthday Maurice Sendak June 10th 2011 Share What s better than a June birthday There are so many talented and creative people born in the month of June such as Norton Juster Eric Carle Charlotte Zolotow and Chris Van Allsburg and ahem me just to name a few And today marks the birthday of another children s book great Maurice Sendak It s the perfect time to share with some of our more faraway fans a very special piece of our bookstore here at The Carle READ MORE No More Pencils No More Books June 9th 2011 Share Summer might be approaching and school winding down to a close but we re hoping that your summer is still filled with LOTS of books and leisure reading Around this time of year grateful parents start asking us for suggestions for end of the year gifts for their children s teachers READ MORE Picture Book Puzzler Nine Lives June 6th 2011 Share Today s Picture Book Puzzler is all about cats Here are ten familiar felines Can you name the picture book title or the artist who created them Good luck and I ll be back on Friday with the answers Meow 1 READ MORE Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 next last Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012 4 May 2012 8 April 2012 3 March 2012 10

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/archive/201106?page=2 (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    Let s hear it for a fun filled first weekend in June Saturday is our annual Children s Literature Festival with guests Tomie dePaola and artists from the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild and Sunday June 5th at 11 30 am is our next BookTalk interview segment with Jarrett Krosoczka READ MORE Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012 4 May 2012 8 April 2012 3 March 2012 10 February 2012 12 January 2012 14 December 2011 9 November 2011 16 October 2011 14 September 2011 12 August 2011 19 July 2011 15 June 2011 16 May 2011 20 April 2011 18 March 2011 20

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/archive/201106?page=3 (2016-02-12)
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  • Book Expo Recap | Carle Museum
    Press August 2011 A beautifully illustrated picture book that explores family history through a garden of memories imaginative topiaries and the bond between granfather and grandson Drawing from Memory by Allen Say Scholastic September 2011 While I consider myself being very familiar with Allen Say s work see our 2007 exhibition Allen Say A Sense of Place I didn t know Say s early beginnings in cartooning Told in a scrapbook like format filled with photographs sketches and cartoons this book is not only a story of Allen Say s journey to becoming an artist but also an incredibly touching tribute to his mentor and sensei Noro Shinpei Say fans will enjoy the many references to his earlier picture books as so many of those stories were based on his own life and those of his family and friends Middle Grade Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick Scholastic September 2011 In the tradition of Caldecott winning The Invention of Hugo Cabret once again Brian Selznick has masterfully woven together illustrations and text in a gigantic masterpiece Two children set apart by 50 years find their paths intersect in the most wonder ful way A book for any museum lover I just have to share this one quote A curator s job in an important one for it is the curator who decides what belongs in the museum The curator then must decide exactly how the objects will be displayed In a way anyone who collects things in the privacy of his own home is a curator Simply choosing how to display your things deciding what pictures to hang where and in which order your books belong places you in the same category as a museum curator Guys Read Thriller edited by Jon Scieszka Walden Pond Press September 2011 I really enjoyed the first two Guys Read anthologies and find them an excellent handsell for both reluctant AND avid readers in the store Includes 10 thrilling short stories by children s book greats like M T Anderson Walter Dean Myers and Jarrett J Krosoczka edited by the fabulously funny Jon Scieszka The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg and 14 other authors Houghton Mifflin Harcourt October 2011 The Mysteries of Harris Burdick Chris Van Allsburg s 1984 masterpiece that included simply 14 strange illustrations with only a short bizarre caption for each one has always been a great book for the imagination Artists and writers alike have been using this book for years as a leaping off point to imagine their own stories What could possibly have led up to this bizarre situation What s going to happen next Finally 14 well known children s book authors including one by Chris Van Allsburg himself have written their own short stories to accompany each of the book s illustrations Around the World by Matt Phelan Candlewick October 2011 By the creator of The Storm in the Barn here s another wonderfully accessible historical fiction graphic novel The book traces the amazing stories

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  • Picture Book Puzzler: Crowns | Carle Museum
    and I ll be back on Friday with the answers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 by Eliza Brown Tags crowns dress up fashion king picture books princess puzzler queen quiz royalty runway trivia This entry was posted on Monday May 30th 2011 at 7 00 am and is filed under Picture Book Puzzlers You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Mary Petersen says February 12 2016 at 3 16pm I was hoping to read the results of the Crowns quiz today You must have had a very busy week Mary reply elizab says February 12 2016 at 3 16pm It was such a busy few days leading up to our very successful Children s Book Festival today Here are the answers to this week s puzzler 1 Fancy Nancy by Jane O Connor illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser 2 Lilly s Big Day by Kevin Henkes 3 Red Sings from Treetops by Joyce Sidman illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski 4 How I Became a Pirate by Melinda Long illustrated by David Shannon 5 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak 6 Baby Bear s Books by Jane Yolen illustrated by Melissa Sweet 7 Princess Hyacinth by Florence Parry Heide illustrated by Lane Smith 8 Not all Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen amp Heidi Stemple illustrated by Anne Sophie Lanquetin 9 Fiesta Babies by Carmen Tafolla illustrated by Amy Cordova 10 Princess Smartypants by Babette Cole 11 The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch illustrated by Michael Martchenko 12 The Story of Babar by Jean de Brunhoff reply Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/picture-book-puzzler-crowns (2016-02-12)
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  • Oh, What a Circus It's Been! | Carle Museum
    What a Circus The Art of Etienne Delessert these past few months It has been such a wonderful time filled with amazing art book signings and personal gallery tours and even a chance to learn from the master himself This past Friday Etienne Delessert led a Master art class in our Art Studio explaining his own artistic process and allowing other artists a glimpse into his own painting techniques and secrets while allowing them to practice under his guidance Here s Etienne Delessert showing his array of many colored pencils He uses a combination of watercolor and colored pencils in his distinct illustration style Etienne Delessert Sandy Littell Photo by Sandy Soderberg And here s a sneak peek at his watercolor paint palette Definitely the sign of a very active artist Etienne Delessert s paints Photo by Sandy Soderberg There s still time to see the Delessert exhibition before it closes Sunday June 5th Click here for more information about the show or here to browse our Shop s collection of Delessert books and prints by Eliza Brown Tags carle events etienne delessert exhibition illustrator This entry was posted on Thursday May 26th 2011 at 7 00 am and is filed under Events at The Carle Exhibitions at The Carle Authors Illustrators You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012 4 May 2012 8 April 2012 3 March 2012 10 February 2012 12 January 2012 14 December 2011 9 November 2011 16 October 2011 14 September 2011 12 August 2011 19 July 2011 15 June

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  • At The Carle: Children's Book Festival 2011 | Carle Museum
    the year We re celebrating our sixth annual Children s Book Festival here at the Carle with Tomie dePaola and nine artists from The Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild The theme of this year s festival is Artist to Artist Celebrating the Creative Process Guest artists will show their artistic process from book idea to completion through presentations art demonstrations and in a special process exhibit in our Great Hall  It will be a fun filled day of art activities story time face painting book signings and even a guest appearance by our favorite caterpillar Putumayo World Music artist Jose Gozalez and Banda Criolla will be performing in our auditorium and delicious food will be provided by Local Burger and Flayvors of Cook Farm For a complete schedule of the day and information about all of artists click here So come by June 4th and meet the following illustrators click thumbnails to be taken to each illustrators website Diane deGroat and Tomie dePaola Roc Goudreau and Linda Graves John Steven Gurney and Bob Marstall Greg Ruth and Ruth Sanderson Astrid Sheckels and David A White by Eliza Brown Tags artist book signings carle events childrens book festival illustrators process This entry was posted on Wednesday May 25th 2011 at 7 00 am and is filed under Events at The Carle You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012 4 May 2012 8 April 2012 3 March 2012 10 February 2012 12 January 2012 14 December 2011 9 November 2011 16 October 2011 14 September 2011

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/carle-childrens-book-festival-2011 (2016-02-12)
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  • Berry Book Round-Up | Carle Museum
    about to pick a GIANT ripe strawberry But hasn t the mouse heard about the big hungry BEAR who loves strawberries The funny illustrations and the delightful pacing with continue to build the tension and suspense about this hungry bear with each page turn with a delightful and rewarding conclusion Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey Viking 1948 Adventurous Little Sal and Little Bear each go out blueberry picking with their mothers but when they get distracted they end up following the wrong mother This Caldecott honor book s classic blueberry blue ink illustrations and sweet story make this a book an essential for any child s library Peter in Blueberry Land by Elsa Beskow Floris Books 1982 Another blueberry lover s favorite this miniature book was first published in Swedish in 1901 Peter goes out to pick berries for his mother s birthday but can t seem to find any The tiny king of Blueberry Land arrives to transport Peter to a wonderful land where he makes friends plays games and returns home with baskets full of berries for his mother The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher by Molly Bang 1980 In this wordless Caldecott Honor book an old lady buys some strawberries at the market but is followed home by a thief intent on stealing those berries This book s illustrations masterfully utilize the blank space of the page as the old grey lady makes her escape by slipping in and out of the grey background challenging the way we typically approach looking at an illustration s foreground and background Children love the turn the page suspense of the chase as well attempting to search out where the lady is hidden on each page Raspberries by Jay O Callahan illustrated by Will Moses Philomel Books 2009 When the once famous baker Simon is given raspberries seeds as a gift he finds that raspberries breathe new and exciting life into his bakery s treats causing a sensation among the townspeople This fun read aloud will have children singing Rassssspberrrrrieeeees right along with the text Click here to read last year s Top of the Shelf review of this book Those are some of my favorite berry books What are some of yours by Eliza Brown Tags ages 2 4 berries blueberries for sal jamberry peter in blueberry land picture books raspberries read aloud storytime strawberries the big hungry bear the grey lady and the strawberry snatcher This entry was posted on Tuesday May 24th 2011 at 7 00 am and is filed under Book Lists by Theme Books We Love Books Holiday Seasonal You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2 0 feed You can leave a response or trackback from your own site Leave a reply Your name Mail will not be published Website Share CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/berry-book-round (2016-02-12)
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  • Making Art with Children | Carle Museum
    you name the artist that created each unique sun Put your guesses in the comments below and I ll be back on Friday with the answers 1 READ MORE Caterpillar Birthday Parties May 19th 2011 Share It s no secret that we LOVE birthday parties After all we do sell all the goodies to throw the very best Very Hungry Caterpillar party in our bookstore In celebration of Lillian s one of our fabulous booksellers here at The Carle birthday today I want to share with you some of the lovely birthday moments and yummy treats our customers have shared with us from their own parties READ MORE At The Carle Master Art Class with Etienne Delessert May 18th 2011 Share Wow What a once in a lifetime opportunity World renowned artist Etienne Delessert will be teaching a 3 hour Master Art Class here at The Carle this Friday May 20th at 9 30 am READ MORE Top of the Shelf Celebritrees May 17th 2011 Share READ MORE Picture Book Puzzler The Final Word May 16th 2011 Share Today s Picture Book Puzzler is made up of last lines of well known picture books Can you name the book based on how it ends Warning May contain spoilers Put your guesses in the comments below and I ll be back on Friday to compare answers 1 The funny thing is the moment I am in one country I am homesick for the other 2 And this is how Addy Michael Karl and Stillwater became friends 3 And he did poor Big Anthony 4 As for the master and his pupil they were thinking only of the wire and of crossing to the end 5 And it was still hot READ MORE Pages first previous 1 2 3 4 next last Contributors Eliza Brown Categories A Closer Look 1 Authors Illustrators 50 Book Finder 4 Book Lists by Theme 65 Books for Ages 0 3 35 Books for Ages 3 6 86 Books for Ages 6 12 37 Books for Teens Adults 10 Books We Love 42 Books Holiday Seasonal 17 Books Non Fiction 5 Books Poetry 3 Bookselling 15 Caterpillar Reviews 1 Children s Book Industry News 38 Events at The Carle 107 Exhibitions at The Carle 18 Friday Favorite 7 Gift Ideas 6 Giveaways 24 Just for Fun 11 Media 11 Musings 28 Picture Book Puzzlers 88 Products We Love 16 Recommended Books 165 Resources 5 Top of the Shelf 109 Archive December 2015 6 September 2015 1 February 2015 1 October 2014 1 September 2014 2 July 2014 3 June 2014 4 May 2014 5 April 2014 5 March 2014 11 February 2014 3 January 2014 2 November 2013 1 September 2013 4 August 2013 2 July 2013 2 June 2013 2 May 2013 1 April 2013 1 March 2013 5 February 2013 6 January 2013 6 December 2012 8 November 2012 1 October 2012 1 September 2012 7 August 2012 5 July 2012 4 May 2012 8

    Original URL path: http://www.picturebookart.org/blogs/shop-talk/archive/201105?page=1 (2016-02-12)
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