Poet Ted Kooser explores the tension between human and nature in a poetic story, beautifully illustrated by Jon Klassen

Ted Koose, House Held Up By Trees. Illustrated by Jon Klassen Published 2012 by Candlewick Press, 32p   Ted Kooser’s House Held Up By Trees is an impressive story that reminds us about the power of nature and the tension that erupts as consequence of human effort to tame the wild. A man and his… Continue reading Poet Ted Kooser explores the tension between human and nature in a poetic story, beautifully illustrated by Jon Klassen

All the Wild Wonders. Poems of our Earth: never forget to celebrate the wonders of our planet

All the Wild Wonders. Poems of our Earth. Edited by Wendy Cooling. Illustrated by Piet Grobler Published 2010 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, 48p   Call me naïve but I still believe that we can educate the younger generations to respect and love our planet. It is not easy but we are all in search of… Continue reading All the Wild Wonders. Poems of our Earth: never forget to celebrate the wonders of our planet

Du Iz Tak?: an example of how literature can generate new linguistic and imaginary possibilities, a beautiful story about the complexity and regenerative potential of life

Carson Ellis, Du Iz Tak? Published 2016 by Candlewick Press   Carson Ellis, the creator of Home, a very talented artist with extremely creative capacity and intelligence, explores in her second book, Du Iz Tak?, the principles of existence of the micro universes, smaller copies of the human world, following the cycle of life and… Continue reading Du Iz Tak?: an example of how literature can generate new linguistic and imaginary possibilities, a beautiful story about the complexity and regenerative potential of life

A River by Marc Martin is a poetical invitation to escape the daily urban reality and rediscover primordial nature

Marc Martin, A River Printed 2015 by Viking Penguin, 36p   Marc Martin is an Australian illustrator and author of several books that celebrate the beauty of nature and life. His latest book, A River, is a visual delectation, a meticulously designed book that overlaps the flow of a river on the flow of existence,… Continue reading A River by Marc Martin is a poetical invitation to escape the daily urban reality and rediscover primordial nature