Category Archives: Picture Book Roundup

David Macaulay roundup

  I thought I’d break this blogging fast with a nice roundup, featuring books by the prolific, award-winning author-illustrator David Macaulay! I discovered David Macaulay back in college, when my illustration teacher showed us the Caldecott-winning Cathedral (which I read … Continue reading

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More Maurice Sendak

I’ve been a Maurice Sendak fan ever since the book Where the Wild Things Are was read to us in grade school, and for years now, I’ve been trying to complete my Maurice Sendak collection. I’m a little bit closer … Continue reading

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Animal Antics (Picture Book Roundup)

I realize I haven’t done any picture book roundups this year, so here’s the first. I have to do these posts more frequently now, as about 60% of the books I acquire are picture books. My logic (whacked, I know, … Continue reading

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Jose Aruego Roundup

When I was in third grade, our class was sent to the audio-visual room for a storytelling session of the picture book Juan and the Asuangs. The story was frightfully fascinating — a young boy named Juan outsmarts several asuangs, … Continue reading

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Christmas Reading

It’s almost Christmas! Before I get even busier in the next couple of days, here’s this year’s roundup of Christmas reading: The Night Before Christmas, The Nightmare Before Christmas, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, The Twelve Days of Christmas, and A … Continue reading

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