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By Julie Kraulis

In her latest picture book, Julie Kraulis looks at textiles and clothing from a perspective far removed from both contemporary, disposable fast fashion and flashy haute couture. A Pattern for Pepper is an appealing introduction ... Read More »

July 28, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Lori Doody

Little ones love a lively scene, and there’s plenty for them to look at in the rollicking illustrations that accompany Cara Kansala’s spirited poems in All Around the Circle. Kansala and her long-time artistic collaborator ... Read More »

July 28, 2017 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Kate Cayley

Roo Borson’s latest poetry collection begins in Rome with an ekphrastic view of a 2,000-year-old fresco commissioned by Livia, wife of Augustus Caesar. The image symbolizes the thematic question of Borson’s book: in what ways ... Read More »

July 24, 2017 | Filed under: Poetry