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The Eric Carle Museum Presents “The Picture Book Odysseys of Peter Sís”

Amherst, MA — Peter Sís invites readers on incredible journeys. His exquisitely detailed picture books follow the historic adventures of French pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Czech arctic explorer Jan Welzl, while others herald the scientific discoveries of Galileo Galilei and Charles Darwin. Fueled by his life experiences, Sís transports readers to the ancient city of Prague in The Three Golden Keys and explores its political past in his autobiography The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain.

An Upcoming Exhibition Explores Author and Illustrator Maurice Sendak’s Set Designs fbcadmin Thu, 04/11/2019 - 08:38

6eea33b5bac9c5cc9e30b89d_880x876.jpgNew York — A summer exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum celebrates an extraordinary bequest from acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books Maurice Sendak (1928-2012).

High Museum of Art to Celebrate Maira Kalman's Books for Children fbcadmin Fri, 03/01/2019 - 08:51

Kalman-_xl_2018_51_17_o2-1.jpgAtlanta — This summer, the High Museum of Art will premiere “The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman’s Books for Children,” a colorful exhibition exploring the extensive catalog of Kalman’s imaginati

The Year of the Caterpillar fbcadmin Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:34

With a nod to our current issue's cover picturing author/illustrator Eric Carle and celebrating the forthcoming fiftieth anniversary of one of his most famous children's picture books, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, it was welcome news to hear that collectors are on the same page.