Miss Spider's Tea Party
The Counting Book
By David Kirk (Illustrator)
(Scholastic Press, Board Book, 9780590065191, 32pp.)
Publication Date: March 1997
Kirk has studied painting for more than twenty years, starting in junior high school. A graduate of the Cleveland Art Institute, his bold palette and unique style are influenced by everything from nineteenth century academic painting to 1930s animation. Mr. Kirk lives in upstate New York with his wife, Kathy, and his daughters, Violet, Primrose, and Wisteria.