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August 2015

Our picture book roundup this month includes THE DAY THE CRAYONS CAME HOME by Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers, the follow-up to the beloved THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT in which a slew of lost art supplies attempt to return to their owners; MARVELOUS CORNELIUS: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans by Phil Bildner, illustrated by John Parra, a heartwarming true story a

All About Art: 20 Picture Books That Celebrate Painting, Drawing and the People Who Do It Best

We all know that you can't have a picture book without art --- it's built into the very name of this beloved literary form. But sometimes, this focus on visuals goes a step further: not only does the picture book's form celebrate craftsmanship, but its content does, too.