A Book of Curious Creatures
Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152063252, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2008
JULIE LARIOS is the author of several picture books and is a prizewinning poet for children and adults. She is on the faculty of the Vermont College Writing for Children and Young Adults program and lives in Seattle, Washington.
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)