If you don’t recognize them by name, you will probably recognize some of their artwork! Twelve favorite authors/illustrators of children’s books show and tell their favorite animals. Each two-page spread includes an animal image and a short personal narrative describing or explaining their choice. Some are funny, some poetic, some personal pet stories and some simple poems. This book is worth reading and then reading again.
This picture book will appeal to readers of any age, especially those who love animals and/or the art found in contemporary American picture books. Short biographies in the back of the book mention each artist’s most well-known books and provide their website information.
So, what is YOUR favorite animal?
Mary Jo, Kids World