Quill and Quire

Picture Books

By Zoran Milich

Although this book’s photos were taken in cities, preschoolers from communities of all sizes will recognize and relate to the objects and concepts portrayed. Thirty colourful camera shots illustrate the way we use letters, symbols, ... Read More »

January 12, 2004 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Wallace Edwards

How would an alligator go about sitting in an easy chair? Toronto artist Wallace Edwards props his alligator’s chin on a well-cushioned footstool, while its tail drapes down over the chairback and its front legs ... Read More »

January 12, 2004 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Marthe Jocelyn

Multi-talented Marthe Jocelyn, author of several novels including The Invisible Enemy and Earthly Astonishments, has created a charming new book for preschoolers. Jocelyn’s trademark collage illustrations are perfect for this age group: simple and uncluttered ... Read More »

January 12, 2004 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Sean Cassidy

The first children’s book that Sean Cassidy, an art instructor in Orangeville, Ontario, illustrated was Stephanie Simpson McLellan’s The Chicken Cat. His memorable illustrations played a strong role in the success of the book, which ... Read More »

January 12, 2004 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Jan Thornhill

Long ago in India, a young worrywart hare settles down for a nap, only to be startled by a falling mango. It sounds like an explosion, and she panics, shouting, “The world is breaking up!” ... Read More »

January 8, 2004 | Filed under: Picture Books