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Going Down Home with Daddy

Going Down Home with Daddy

GOING DOWN HOME WITH DADDY. Written by Kelly Starling Lyons. Illustrated by Daniel Minter. Peachtree Publishing Company. $17.99. “On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there’s nothing like going down home.” In this 2020 Caldecott Honor award-winner,...

July 28, 2020July 30, 2020
Don’t Worry, Little Crab

Don’t Worry, Little Crab

DON’T WORRY, LITTLE CRAB. Written and illustrated by Chris Haughton. Candlewick Press. Ages 2-5. $17.99. This book is like WE ARE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT with an ocean setting. Little Crab and Very Big Crab decide to leave their tidal pool and go to the ocean. They pass through rocks (tic-a-tic tic-a-tic), more pools...

June 29, 2020June 29, 2020
University of Findlay Student Publishes Children’s Book

University of Findlay Student Publishes Children’s Book

Since she was a child, University of Findlay graduate student and children’s book author/illustrator Hitomi Otani has been an avid reader. Her mother, she recalled, belonged to a picture book club when Otani was little, where the books were brought to their front door on a monthly basis. Being raised in an environment in which...

June 29, 2020June 29, 2020
2020 Young Artist Workshop “Flipped” to Virtual

2020 Young Artist Workshop “Flipped” to Virtual

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Young Artist Workshop will be held virtually July 20-24 via Zoom and Google Classroom. This event helps children learn about the fascinating world of picture book art in a fun, exciting way with instruction from children’s book illustrators, Mazza staff, and local area teachers. Heather Sensel, education coordinator at...

June 16, 2020June 16, 2020
University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Summer Conference Goes Virtual

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum Summer Conference Goes Virtual

University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum will be holding their 2020 annual Summer Conference July 13-15. As a commitment to the continued health and safety of patrons and staff, the Museum has decided to offer this year’s event virtually through Zoom. While being held as never before, this year’s virtual Mazza Museum Summer Conference is a...

June 8, 2020June 5, 2020
SANDCASTLE

SANDCASTLE

SANDCASTLE. Written and illustrated by Einat Tsarfati. Candlewick. Ages 4-6. $17.99. Einat Tsarfati, an Israeli author-illustrator, is the new Martin Handford (WHERE’S WALDO?). SANDCASTLE opens with a little girl at the beach. Immediately, there is glorious detail for children to explore. Amongst the human sunbathers are a mermaid, a seal, and a coven of witches...

May 21, 2020June 12, 2020
Breaking Ground – STEAM Education Center Construction Set to Begin

Breaking Ground – STEAM Education Center Construction Set to Begin

The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum is widely known as the world’s largest collection of original artworks by children’s book illustrators. On Wednesday, May 20, the Mazza Museum will break ground on the Joseph and Judith Conda STEAM Education Center with a socially distant Groundbreaking Ceremony. With the primary goal of promoting literacy and enriching...

May 14, 2020May 15, 2020
That’s Good, That’s Bad

That’s Good, That’s Bad

THAT’S GOOD, THAT’S BAD. Written by Joan M. Lexau. Illustrated by Aliki. Prestel. Ages 3-7. $17.95. Originally published in 1963, this updated version of THAT’S GOOD, THAT’S BAD features digitally enhanced reproductions of Aliki’s original prints. She initially did her own color separation by printing each color on acetate film and layering the sheets. The...

April 23, 2020April 23, 2020
ONE HUG

ONE HUG

ONE HUG. Written by Katrina Moore. Illustrated by Julia Woolf. Katherine Tegen Books. Ages newborn-4. $14.99. “One hug, two hugs, sometimes three, Hugging makes us family!” Written in short rhyming verses, this delightful book is perfect for family hugging. It shows many ways hugs can happen, even hugs from the family pet: “Some hugs nuzzle...

February 25, 2020February 25, 2020
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