Favorite Picture Books

Shoulder section of illustrated self-portrait by Melody Weintraub. Do not reproduce without permission. 2016

Shoulder section of illustrated self-portrait by Melody Weintraub. Do not reproduce without permission. 2016

 
 

Favorite Picture Books (Some About Art)

As you might know I wrote and illustrated a children's book that was published in 2001, "The Little Bluebird." Here are some wonderful books that I love to read aloud and the list keeps growing...

Tar Beach, Faith Ringgold (1991) Crown Publishers

The Little Engine that Could, Watty Piper (1930) Platt and Munk, Publishers

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush, Tomie dePaola, Penguin Putnam Books

I Aint Gonna Paint No More!, Karen Beaumont /Illustrated by David Catrow (2005) Harcourt, Inc.

Degas and the Little Dancer-A story about Edgar Degas, Laurence Anholt (1996) Barrons

Picasso and the Girl with a Ponytail-A story about Pablo Picasso, Laurence Anholt (1998) Barrons

Camille and the Sunflowers-A story about Vincent Van Gogh, Laurence Anholt (?) Barrons

Art, Patrick McDonnell (2006) Little, Brown and Company

Not a Stick, Antoinette Portis (2008) Harper Collins Publishers

Not a Box, Antoinette Portis (2007) Harper Collins Publishers

The Dot, Peter H. Reynolds (2003) Candlewick Press

Ish, Peter H. Reynolds (2004) Candlewick Press

What Do You Do With an Idea? Kobi Yamada, Mae Besom(2014) Compendium, Incorporated, Publishing & Communications

The Day the Crayons Quit, Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (2013) Penguin Young Readers Group

Drawing Lessons from a Bear, David McPhail (2000) Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

When Clay Sings, Byrd Baylor (1987) Aladdin Publishers

The Wonderful Little Boy, Helen Elizabeth Buckley (1970) William Morrow