Winner Of The 2012 Randolph Caldecott MedalThis New York Times Bestseller And New York Times Best Illustrated Book Relates A Story About Love And Loss As Only Chris Rashcka Can Tell It Any Child Who Has Ever Had A Beloved Toy Break Will Relate To Daisy S Anguish When Her Favorite Ball Is Destroyed By A Bigger Dog In The Tradition Of His Nearly Wordless Picture Book Yo Yes , Caldecott Medalist Chris Raschka Explores In Pictures The Joy And Sadness That Having A Special Toy Can Bring Raschka S Signature Swirling, Impressionistic Illustrations And His Affectionate Story Will Particularly Appeal To Young Dog Lovers And Teachers And Parents Who Have Children Dealing With The Loss Of Something Special.
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I always try to treat the book itself as the artwork, Chris Raschka says I don t want you to stop while you re reading one of my books and say, Oh What a gorgeous illustration I want you to stop at the end of the book and say, This is a good book Chris Raschka is one of those people who knew from an early age what he wanted to be when he grew up It was never a question in my mind, I always try to treat the book itself as the artwork, Chris Raschka says I don t want you to stop while you re reading one of my books and say, Oh What a gorgeous illustration I want you to stop at the end of the book and say, This is a good book Chris Raschka is one of those people who knew from an early age what he wanted to be when he grew up It was never a question in my mind, he says As long as I can remember, I always knew what I would do I would become a biologist Somewhere along the line, however, after having to kill a mouse with his bare hands, Chris Raschka began to change his mind I understood it intellectually, he says, but I just wasn t cut out to do that Fortunately, Chris Raschka s squeamishness turned into a boon for the realm of children s books He decided to shift his focus to painting and drawing, and has since produced a range of outstanding books that has PUBLISHERS WEEKLY calling him one of the most original illustrators at work today Chris Raschka illustrated A POKE IN THE I A COLLECTION OF CONCRETE POEMS, a critically acclaimed anthology that was both a NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Best Illustrated Children s Book and a PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Best Book of the Year I approached it with a version of the Hippocratic oath, Chris Raschka says of the playful volume That was my goal do no harm to these poems, which are all beautiful I wanted my illustrations to be little welcoming introductions a way in And most recently, Chris Raschka has once again teamed up with his A POKE IN THE I partner Paul B Janeczko to bring an equally lauded creation to poets everywhere A KICK IN THE HEAD AN EVERYDAY GUIDE TO POETIC FORMS teaches readers the excitement and challenge that can be found in playing by the rules of poetry Receiving starred reviews from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, KIRKUS REVIEWS, SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL, and BOOKLIST, the title seamlessly unites text and art Chris Raschka s whimsical torn paper artwork lends thoughtful details to essence of the book that poetry is fun.Previously, Chris Raschka turned his talents to Dylan Thomas s timeless prose poem A CHILD S CHRISTMAS IN WALES, creating fluid illustrations that honor the poet s words, evoking their musical cadences and bringing a fresh appreciation for this most lyric work Named a NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW Best Illustrated Children s Book, this beautiful edition should bring Dylan Thomas s work to a new generation of children, says President Jimmy Carter The illustrator was also a force behind I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE, a picture book cowritten by legendary children s book author Bill Martin Jr and fellow literacy expert Michael Sampson My parents have always respectfully refused to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, Chris Raschka says That s why I was drawn to this project in America, we each have the freedom to choose, including the freedom to choose whether or not to say the pledge His aim was that his quirky images, with their simple, stylized line drawings, would bring a sense of inclusion That is my hope, for everyone to make the Pledge come alive A different sort of collaboration went into the tongue in cheek TABLE MANNERS, a hilarious picture book that Chris Raschka wrote and illustrated together with artist Vladimir Radunsky, a long time friend Chris Raschka grew up in suburban Chicago, but then fled to New York, where he now lives with his wife, son, and a variety of pets When not working on books, the artist likes to walk around the city, knit sweaters without a pattern, go to the opera, practice yoga, and surf, a pastime that once cost him a tooth
- 32 pages
- A Ball for Daisy
- Chris Raschka
- 10 August 2017 Chris Raschka