115,000 kids are living in foster care, awaiting adoption into a caring family. November is National Adoption Month, intended to raise awareness about the need to find loving families for these children.
Month: November 2010
Julian Wehr, a Brooklyn born illustrator, animated more than 30 books. Like Lothar Meggendorfer, Wehr’s whimsical and colorful characters greatly appealed to children. He improved on Meggendorfer’s pull tab system, so that figures could move side to side as well as up and down on the page surface.
Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522-1605) is widely acknowledged as one of the founding fathers of modern natural history, and his books are classics in the field. Two volumes that include illustrations based on the Italian artist Arcimboldo’s superb drawings of animals have been borrowed by the National Gallery of Art for its exhibition Arcimboldo 1526-1593: Nature and fantasy.
No matter what you think about Daylight Saving Time in the 21st century, it’s hard not to be happy about that extra hour of sleep …
Paper engineer and pop-up book designers Robert Sabuda and Matthew Reinhart collaborated to create this colorful, action-packed book that includes 35 dramatic v-fold paper constructions with numerous flap and pull-tab mechanisms.
Ringer Do-Nut Co.,New uncrowded business field, big steady profits in electrically-baked greaseless cake do-nuts, ca. 1932, Greaseless Cake Do-Nuts (cover). Today the libraries features this trade literature catalog from the more »
Now that Halloween is over the true celebration begins … half-price candy!