Ben Shahn, Peter and the Wolf, 1943
Winter Sheep - Catalina Echeverri
PD Eastman - Sam and the Firefly
Saul Steinberg, 1949 (via Animalarium: Under the Tree)
Maurice Sendak remembered by Tony Kushner (Guardian)
Over the years, his books became stranger, darker, more complex and more magnificent. He was a very serious artist. With a depth of feeling and intensity that might seem odd in an author and illustrator of children’s books, Maurice believed in art.
Art by Rambharos Jha
From terrific compilation by Brain Pickings of the year’s Best Illustrated Children’s Books and Picture Books
from This Moose Belong to Me by Oliver Jeffers (via Babyology)
Bear Despair by Gaëtan Dorémus
We first read about Bear Despair at 7 Impossible Things. Click through for image sources at Brainpickings and Arts Viewfinder.
The Chicken Thief (Stories Without Words) by Béatrice Rodriguez