Bee & Bird (Hardcover)

By Craig Frazier

Roaring Brook Press, 9781596436602, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

List Price: 16.99*
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Things are not always what they appear to be in this mezmerizing tale of a bee and a bird's epic journey. These brilliantly hued illustrations by Craig Frazier look good enough to eat, and the simple but surprising story will entrance young readers . . . and everyone else.

About the Author

Craig Frazier's illustrations have appeared in, amonth other publications, the "New York Times," "Time" magazine, the "Wall Street Journal," "Business Week," and "Harvard Business Review," and on the cover of "The Society of Illustrators Annual" 42. He has also designed four stamps for the U.S. Postal Service including the 2006 Love stamp and the 2010 comemorative Scouting stamp. His books include "Hank Finds Inspiration," recipient of starred reviews from "Kirkus" and "Publishers Weekly," "Trucks Roll!, " and the Stanley picture book series. Craig lives in Mill Valley, California, with his wife Suzanne.

Praise For Bee & Bird

“This engaging picture book is ideal for a one-on-one lapsit and will be enjoyed by youngsters who are attracted to the brilliant colors and mysterious patterns.” –School Library Journal

“Done in Frazier’s signature style, the illustrations are filled with simple, bold patterns in primary colors, and everything is thoughtfully abstracted into geometric patterns and shapes.” –Kirkus Reviews

“Frazier's (Lots of Dots) crisp graphic sense and supersaturated fields of red, yellow, green, and light blue drive this wordless picture book…The strong primary colors vibrate against each other, and the patterns have the attractive pull of a billboard.” -Publishers Weekly