...in support of every kid's right to read freely.
The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE) will launch its Fund for Free Speech in Children's Books with a Silent Auction on Wednesday, May 25, at BookExpo America. The ABC auction will feature more than 100 works of art by beloved children's illustrators, including Barbara McClintock, Jerry Pinckney, Chris Raschka, Lane Smith, Mo Williams. An online preview of the artwork, including the above, is here.
© illustration Deborah Freedman, 2011
The Illustration Friday topic for May 20, 2011 is SOAKED.
... May Flowers.
illustration © Deborah Freedman
Picture Books about Gardens:The Curious Garden, by Peter Brown; The Story of Frog Belly Rat Boneby Timothy B. Ering; My Garden, by Kevin Henkes; Whose Garden is It? by Mary Ann Hoberman and Jane Dyer; The Imaginary Garden, by Andrew Larsen and Irene Luxbacher.
The Illustration Friday topic for February 4, 2011 is REVERSE.