Monday, May 3, 2010

Previously on Bound: New Nonfiction

A few, new titles on this lovely, sunny Monday!

For picture book fans:
Christian the Hugging LionThe 
Most Brilliant, Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever
You all remember that lovely YouTube video, now see the sweet prologue with even sweeter illustrations.
"Christian, the Hugging Lion" by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, illustrated by Amy June Bates
I LOVE THESE! And there's a ton by this duo/DK. May have to get them all.
"The Most Brilliant, Boldly Going Book of Exploration Ever by the Brainwaves" by Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar

For budding scientists and historians:
If Stones Could SpeakLincoln Tells a Joke
Who doesn't love Stonehenge. A subject that totally rocks. (Zing!)
"If Stones Could Speak" by Marc Aronson with Mike Parker Pearson and the Riverside Project
Amazing Kathleen Krull partners with her husband for a lighter Lincoln book.
"Lincoln Tells a Joke" by Kathleen Krull and Paul Brewer, illustrated by Stacy Innerst

For teen activists:
What's the Point of Being Green?WCSSH: Weird Junior Edition
Being green is better than being angst-y, right?
"What's the Point of Being Green?" by Jacqui Bailey
How to fight off a werewolf and outwit a leprechaun? HOW DO YOU ALL NOT OWN THIS YET?
"Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Weird Junior Edition" by David Borgenicht and Justin Heimberg, illustrated by Chuck Gonzales

For artistes:
Klutz Stop MotionSparky
I love Klutz. And I love stop motion. Win win.
"The Klutz Book of Animation: Make Your Own Stop Motion Movies" by Nicholas Berger and John Cassiday
Oh, Snoopy, I love you most of all.
"Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz" by Beverly Gherman

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