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Bebop rhyme and repeated stanzas are just the right rhythm for young readers in “Jazz Baby,” a nostalgic celebration of dancing, singing and playing music. New words are effortlessly repeated as they bounce into the text and become part of the joyful gouache paintings that swing high and low with the movement of one lucky baby at the center of this loving family.
Masterful photo collages take Trixie and her daddy through their now-familiar Brooklyn neighborhood to the pre-K class where Trixie discovers that her beloved Knuffle Bunny is not “so one-of-a-kind anymore.”
My Colors, My World/Mis colores, mi mundo,” invites children to a visual feast of vibrant colors and magical realism as they follow young Maya on her journey from sand-covered surroundings to a world overflowing with rich violet and pink hues. Mayan culture and Kahlo-esque influences add electricity to the bold illustrations.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award 2008 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9780892392780
In this humorous account of Elephant Gerald and Piggie's ongoing friendship, Gerald learns that there is something worse than having a bird on your head - having two birds on your head! Trying to help her friend, the always-playful Piggie ends up with a problem of her own. Willems' balanced design of color-coordinated speech bubbles, expressive cartoon art and familiar vocabulary create an engaging, laugh-out-loud experience for young readers. The charming characters, whimsical tone and accessible language come together in this fresh and memorable celebration of friendship.