Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Pius Pelosi wishes you a good summer

Page from my book The Room of Wonders, published by Frances Foster in 2006.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Hallucinatory flowers

In her very generous review of Tweak Tweak on The Horn Book, Martha Parravano suggests to "check out those hallucinatory flowers." 

Here's a sampler.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Some elephants I like

Little Elephant and her mom, from Tweak Tweak.

An old Steiff elephant on wheels.

From a medieval English manuscript.

A grass family.
Babar, of course.

Found on eBay.

From Arnold Lobel's Uncle Elephant.
Jacob van Maerlant, Der Naturen Bloeme. Flanders or Utrecht, circa 1450-1500.  

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tweak Tweak at Books of Wonder in NYC

This Saturday, June 18th, from 12 to 2, I will be at Books of Wonder to talk about Tweak Tweak. With me there will be other authors and illustrators: Javaka Steptoe, Chris Raschka, Greg Foley, and Teresa E. Harris.