Day 12: Featuring Fabulous Illustrators!

Day 12, and it’s all about illustrators today!  We had a pretty tough time narrowing it down, because every artist has their own unique style and artistic twist, which makes it so difficult to choose favorites!  Without further ado, here are our favorite book illustrations: Vashti Harrison Part author – Illustrator – filmmaker Vashti Harrison is…

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut

Written by: Derrick Barnes Illustrated by: Gordon C. James For Ages: 3-8 years Language: English Topics Covered: Self-Esteem, Community, POC-Centric Narratives. Summary:  This lyrical book’s narrator is a young boy at the barber shop, describing the experience.  He LOVES the way a new haircut makes him feel, confident and refers to himself as Dark Caesar….