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Just like writers, illustrators have to do revisions.

Just like writers, illustrators have to do revisions.

Sketch and final art

Sketch and final art

This revision timeline describes the 10-year process of making of No Monkeys, No Chocolate--from inspiration to publication: http://www.melissa-stewart.com/timeline/10yr_timeline.html

This revision timeline describes the 10-year process of making of No Monkeys, No Chocolate--from inspiration to publication: http://www.melissa-stewart.com/timeline/10yr_timeline.html

"A Seed is Sleepy" by Dianna Hutts Aston. Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.

Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant

Kali's Song by Jeanette Winter, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0375870229/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_AZ9Stb1TSJDNC

Renowned picture book author and illustrator Jeanette Winter brings us the enchanting story of a boy named Kali who lived thousands and thousands of yea.

We read Stellanluna and made a venn diagram comparing bats and birds.

Cute idea for a kind of Venn diagram comparing birds and bats after reading Stellaluna

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Zoom By Istvan Banyai, Perspective In A Sequence of Drawings (Photo Gallery)

Zoom By Istvan Banyai, Perspective In A Sequence of Drawings (Photo Gallery) - Karma Jello

Our design for Patrick Ball, storyteller, bard, Celtic harpist

Our design for Patrick Ball, storyteller, bard, Celtic harpist

Bookworms add humor and reinforce science concepts

Bookworms add humor and reinforce science concepts

What's the Bug Deal? Love this Head Thorax Abdomen song and other anchor chart ideas from The First Grade Parade!

What's the Bug Deal? Love this Head Thorax Abdomen song and other anchor chart ideas. Great for Brownie Bug Badge.

Vulture View  Written by April Pulley Sayre; illustrated by Steve Jenkins Henry Holt & Co. Tricia of The Miss Rumphius Effect says: “We’ve all seen them, with their dark plumage, featherless heads and hooked beaks, circling, circling something in the distance. Road kill for breakfast? Don’t mind if I do! Yes, I’m talking about vultures, and so is April Pulley Sayre in her informative and poetic book, gorgeously illustrated by Steve Jenkins.”  http://cybils.com

2008 Geisel Honor - Vulture View by April Pulley Sayre, Steve Jenkins (Illustrator)