picture books

suzannahhh
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January 7th, 2016, 3:14 pm #1

for kiddies or adulties

you know
like
In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak
or Where the Wild Things Are

Green Eggs and Ham and others - Dr. Seuss

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein

I'm especially interest in more recent pictire books of note

and then there are "coffee table" books

I have and love artist books about

Breughal
Bosch
Stanley Spenser

Chauvet Cave: The Art of Earliest Times

Vesalius - De Humani Corporis Fabrica
http://www.amazon.com/humani-corporis-f ... ca+english

I'll add more later

I'm especially interested in your choices . . .
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January 7th, 2016, 3:24 pm #2

also

Codex Seraphinianus - Luigi Serafini

trully beautifully bizarre
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/084784 ... oks&sr=1-1

Jung - The Red Book

Ernst Haeckel - Art Forms in Nature: The Prints of Ernst Haeckel
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January 7th, 2016, 3:50 pm #3

During Nobel speculation, I noticed my library had an odd book by Cesar Aira that few sites had information on, entitled "Argentina: The Great Estancias." It was kind of like a coffee table book, mostly filled with (beautiful) pictures of these ranches, and Aira had written most of the descriptions. I wound up not reading it due to time constraints, but if anyone else comes across it, it seemed very worthwhile.
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January 7th, 2016, 5:50 pm #4

I'm a big fan of William Joyce's books for kids. The pictures are detailed and richly coloured.

http://www.theguardiansofchildhoodbooks.com/


And, though not for everyone, the recent Jim Kay-illustrated Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone. We're reading it to our son at home and he loves it:

http://www.harrypotter.bloomsbury.com/u ... 408845646/
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January 7th, 2016, 6:13 pm #5

There are so so so many, and I'm a little pressed for time. I'll offer up some list resources.

http://www.slj.com/wp-content/uploads/2 ... icture.pdf
http://www.ssjcpl.org/books/kids/readin ... Books.html
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/764 ... ture_Books
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/355 ... ture_Books
http://cattermole.com/page4.htm

I also tend to look at who has won this award and this (illustrators being '03; '05; '10; '11; & '13 for the latter).

There's also Cambridge's blog on children's literature.

A neat blog centered around out-of-print children's books written by unexpected authors, like Plath, Eco, Morrison, Huxley, &c. ALSO, on that blog, a book by James Joyce! yes. Here is the tag.

This book is also a tremendous resource, minus the terrible, awful name. A regalia of international treasures.

Finally, the book 100万回生きたねこ has had a bit of notoriety because the anime Cowboy Bebop abridged it in an episode. You can find a PDF of it here (translation is a tad off).

Hope that's at least some help. good topic.
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January 7th, 2016, 7:25 pm #6

Yes, nice topic.

This could go in the cross-out thread (in fact I might well have put it in there), but it also works here::

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January 8th, 2016, 3:10 am #7

Does Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince count?
Don't take life so serious, son. It ain't nohow permanent.
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January 8th, 2016, 12:12 pm #8

redhead wrote:During Nobel speculation, I noticed my library had an odd book by Cesar Aira that few sites had information on, entitled "Argentina: The Great Estancias." It was kind of like a coffee table book, mostly filled with (beautiful) pictures of these ranches, and Aira had written most of the descriptions. I wound up not reading it due to time constraints, but if anyone else comes across it, it seemed very worthwhile.
I have one by Russel Hoban
called The Little Brute Family

actually Russell Hoban wrote lots of kid's books
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January 12th, 2016, 1:48 am #9

I recently found this terrific blog, http://tygertale.com

The infinite scroll and overall design make the information easily accessible, as well as tempting me to lose an entire day--browsing years worth of quality posts.

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January 12th, 2016, 1:07 pm #10

Bloß ein Língshān wrote:I recently found this terrific blog, http://tygertale.com

The infinite scroll and overall design make the information easily accessible, as well as tempting me to lose an entire day--browsing years worth of quality posts.
what a wondrous find, Bloss!!
thanks for sharing
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