To Market, to Market

To Market, to Market

By Nikki McClure

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810997387, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2011

Known for art that celebrates the virtues of community, hard work, and living gently on the planet, Nikki McClure here explores a topic close to her heart: the farmers market. Alternating between story and fact, this lovingly crafted picture book follows a mother and son to the weekly market. As they check off items on their shopping list, the reader learns how each particular food was grown or produced, from its earliest stages to how it ended up at the market. "To Market, to Market" is a timely book that shines awareness on the skill that goes into making good food.
Praise for To "Market, to Market: "
"These soulful images never feel static an amazing feat for such a deliberate, painstaking medium." "Kirkus Reviews," starred review
"WINNER: 2012 Washington State Book Award, Children's Picture Books

About the Author
Nikki McClure is the New York Times bestselling children's author and paper artist who has written and illustrated several acclaimed children's books including To Market, To Market (2011, Abrams Books for Young Readers), Mama, Is It Summer Yet? (2010, Abrams Books for Young Readers) and illustrated the New York Times bestseller All in a Day, by Cynthia Rylant (2009, Abrams Books for Young Readers). In addition to a yearly bestselling calendar of papercuts, her images appear in Patagonia apparel and in magazines. More information about Nikki McClure can be found at