Stylised Illustrations and stunning design on every page … it has a prize position on my family’s bookcase. Science and art taught though play and activities. It’s another wonderful book by people who understand what children (and adults) want. I’m a huge fan of OKIDO, this has strengthened my admiration for what they do.
If you have kids, nephews, nieces, little brothers or sisters, friends with kids, god children, friends who are teachers, graphic designers, scientists or illustrators – this is the perfect gift!
I give it the magpie seal of approval.
Published by Thames & Hudson
Publishing date April 13th 2015
Check out this genius book by the incredible OKIDO team.
Hold the special pictures up to the light to discover what’s inside a rocket … a castle … and even inside your body!
There are also plenty of exciting facts.
– Thames & Hudson
Thanks to Flying Eye Books, the work of David Lucas has been brought to my attention. After doing some research I found that the lovely people at Walker Books had published some of his earlier books. Here is the first of 2 features. Thanks again to Walker for sending me these wonderful books.
I’m a huge fan of David’s illustrations. They look as though they’ve been carved from wood or stitched together.
I’m putting this post together while scoffing some Galaxy chocolate and drinking a seemingly bottomless mug of tea. Maybe I should heed to the warning of this cautionary tale and step away from the chocolate and tea.
By the way, don’t worry; Grendel & his mother are far more pleasant in David Lucas’ story than their previous performance in the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf.
Grendel loves his mum and Grendel loves his dog, but most of all Grendel loves CHOCOLATE! When he is magically granted three wishes, what does he wish for? More chocolate of course! He gets rather more than he asks for when his whole world turns to chocolate and starts to melt… Whatever can he do? This fresh and fun re-telling of the Midas story has a message for us all – be careful what you wish for!
– Walker Books
Salina Yoon has written/illustrated over 100 books for children and won numerous awards.
Stormy Night is a perfect bed time story for a cold and dreary night.
Salina Yoon’s illustrations are bold and colourful. There is something very inviting about the simplicity it.
When thunder shakes his house and rain pounds the windows, Bear is frightened. But comforting his Mama, Papa and Floppy helps make the storm seem not as scary. Before Bear knows it, the storm has passed, because even storms need their sleep … and so do bears.
Gorgeous illustrations, each one is a piece of art. I love how expressive the animals are. It’s fun to read and wonderful to look at. Show your support for Yasemin Hood and her book.
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