It’s gift-giving season, and there’s not a moment to lose! We present a rundown of the year’s best gifts for children from 1 to 92. The Nursery Rhyme Book, by Andrew Lang; The Folio Society, $59.95, 280 pages, all ages. Acclaimed Scottish folklorist Andrew Lang (1844-1912) scoured the world of children’s literature to compile volumes
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The Grasshopper and the Ants, by Jerry Pinkney; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.00, 40 pages, ages 2-6. Aesop’s fable The Grasshopper and the Ants receives the Pinkney treatment in this gorgeous version of the tale. A plucky grasshopper merrily sings his way through the warm months, while industrious ants toil in preparation for
Recently I wrote about an exhibit showcasing the career of Jerry Pinkney. The Philadelphia Museum of Art kindly sent along some art, as well as a photo of the artist, from the show.
Illustration from The Lion and the Mouse © 2009 Jerry Pinkney Studio. All rights reserved. Celebrating Independence Day in Philadelphia will be especially patriotic next week, because two of the city’s museums have just installed exhibits dedicated to a pair of America’s most celebrated and accomplished artists. The Philadelphia Museum of Art opened an exhibition