"Hughes’s illustrations thrum with life. The drawings are a tangle of Gauguin and Rousseau and botanical journals. They remind me of a rain forest floor — the closer you look, the more you see until the whole image seems to writhe."
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued by King George III to establish the basis of government administration in the north American territories formally ceded by France to Britain in the Treaty of Paris 1763 following the Sever Years War.
Alfredito Flies Home, written by Jorge Argueta and illustrated by Luis Garay. Alfredito and his family are getting ready to return to their old home in El Salvador for Christmas, their first time back since they left as refugees.
The Red Rock, written and illustrated by Tomio Nitto. In this innovative graphic fable, Old Beaver climbs to the top of a hill and admires the dams, ponds and lodges down below. He has built many of them over the years. Across the valley is the huge red rock that has always seemed like his friend. But in the city, far from this peaceful scene, developers are planning to use the valley for their own purposes. To them, it is the perfect spot for a luxury hotel.
Book of Big Brothers, written by Cary Fagan and illustrated by Luc Melanson. What is it like being the youngest of three brothers? In this wonderful story author Cary Fagan gives us a true-to-life picture of growing up in such a family -- from the adventure and fun to the mischief and mishaps.
Only twelve-year-old Colleen knows that her baby sister died just after she was born and that Colleen put another baby in her place, until the baby's father shows up and makes trouble for her and her family on the South Dakota prairie in the 1860s.
Nocturne, written and illustrated by Isol. Twelve glow-in-the-dark pictures present possible inspirations for a night in which the hidden world becomes visible. Just choose a dream from among the pictures and descriptions in the book, and then turn off the light to see a surprising glow-in-the-dark image.