A Bright Bestiary
Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152054229, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2006
Have you seen a green frog--splash --turn blue?
Or a red donkey throw a red-hot tantrum?
In this bright bestiary, poet Julie Larios and painter Julie Paschkis cast a menagerie of animals in brilliantly unexpected hues--encouraging us to see the familiar in surprising new ways.
JULIE LARIOS is a published poet and the author of two previous picture books. She was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize, was nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and has taught creative writing at the University of Washington. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
JULIE PASCHKIS has illustrated many books for children and has had a number of solo gallery shows. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
*"The poems beautifully show how color and sound create mood and imagery."