Tuesday, February 24, 2009

see and say +


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All four books from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design's Library.

1. See and Say. Text and Woodcuts by Anonio Frasconi. 1955

2. The Sound of Things by William Wondriska. 1955.

3. Limericks by Lear. Limericks by Edward Lear + illustrations by Lois Ehlert. 1965.

4. le petit arbre. Text by Thelma Volckman Delabesse + illustrations by Sylvie Selig. 1967.

7 comments:

kr said...

these are beauties. wow.

annie said...

the spread with the elephant and the whale make me want to die, in a good way. mostly of blind talent jealousy.

karin said...

oh my, what treasures!
btw: earrings are on their way over the ocean :)

kindra said...

Libraries are the best! thanks for the comments.

also Karin, I can't wait to see the earrings!

mieke willems said...

have to check out ALL of these! so nice!

rr said...

wow these are so incredible!!!!!!! i am so looking for beautiful books to read to my 2 year old. any other suggestions?

kindra said...

hi there rr.
here are some book suggestions that my both my kiddie and I enjoy

The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse (Hazel is balloon obsessed!)

Richard Scarry's Best word book ever—— or anything by Scarry

Miss Suzy by Miriam Young

Slide Already by Kit Allen

Tiger who came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown

Taro Gomi Books (Everyone Poops, I lost my Dad, My Friends)

++Animal encyclopedia(s)——I have a heap of them that I found at a thrift store

she also likes any/all of the tiny Little Little Golden books!