September 3, 2014

Love is Forever

writen by Casey Rislov

illustrated by Rachel Balsaits

Pair Love is Forever with its adult counterpart, the remarkable The Long Goodbye.

August 28, 2014

My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown

From children’s book author and illustrator Peter Brown comes My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) (public library) — a sweet contemporary fable about one such moment of seeing through the mask of terrifying otherness the soft heart of our shared humanity.

April 19, 2014

The Candy Egg Bunny written and illustrated by Lisl Weil

April 19, 2014

Tom Thumb 

The Story of Tom Thumb, 1880 edition, illustrator unknown.

A random find from the Children’s Library.

February 14, 2014

barrysleeillustration:

barrysleeillustration:

Pre-Orders for my children’s book are here on my website, there will be a limited run of 30 books for sale, signed and editioned in time for the Holiday season. These will be shipped out starting on the first week of December. Each book is $25. Click here to order now! Last year they sold out pretty quickly. 

Orders for these books are running fast, now there’s only 15 left!

(Source: barrydraws, via barrydraws)

January 27, 2014

My Pony: a poemPhiladelphia: Published and sold by Wm. Charles, 1818.

January 26, 2013
thesavagesgallery:

Arthur Rackham  (1867-1939)
“He saw by the moonlight momentarily unveiled, a little island encircled by the flood ; and there under the branches of the overhanging trees was Undine.”
From Undine ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham. (New York Doubleday, Page 1912) La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de (1777-1843), Author.

thesavagesgallery:

Arthur Rackham  (1867-1939)

“He saw by the moonlight momentarily unveiled, a little island encircled by the flood ; and there under the branches of the overhanging trees was Undine.”

From Undine ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham. (New York Doubleday, Page 1912) La Motte-Fouqué, Friedrich Heinrich Karl, Freiherr de (1777-1843), Author.

June 7, 2012
oldbookillustrations:

Polly put the kettle on
Kate Greenaway, from Mother Goose, London, New York, 1881.
(Source: archive.org)

oldbookillustrations:

Polly put the kettle on

Kate Greenaway, from Mother Goose, London, New York, 1881.

(Source: archive.org)

February 13, 2012
Maria José Olavarría. From “Margarita” by Ruben Dario.

Maria José Olavarría. From “Margarita” by Ruben Dario.

February 4, 2012
Fred Phleger / Robert Lopshire. Ann Can Fly.
Random House, 1959

Fred Phleger / Robert Lopshire. Ann Can Fly.

Random House, 1959