A Book of Curious Creatures
Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152063252, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2008
JULIE PASCHKIS has illustrated numerous books for children and has had her paintings featured in many gallery shows. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
* “Using poems and pictures, this modern bestiary proves a fascinating introduction to mythical creatures from different cultures. . . . Each creature is described in a poem capturing some of its unique features as well as its mystery. . . . End-pages ingeniously unite the curious creatures providing the perfect start and finish to this little masterpiece.” (starred review)