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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...

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
The Love Letter

The Love Letter

THE LOVE LETTER. Written by Anika Aldamuy Denise. Illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins. Harper. Ages 4-8. $17.99. One snowy day, Hedgehog just can’t help feeling prickly. Then he finds something on the snowy ground. It is a love letter! Suddenly Hedgehog feels cheerful. He has a pleasant time with his friends Bunny and Squirrel, but...

January 29, 2020January 29, 2020

Two Talented Creators of Children’s Books to Speak at Mazza Museum

Writer Michael J. Rosen (pictured below) and illustrator Stan Fellows (pictured above, photo by Jason Houston) will speak at The University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum in the Virginia B. Gardner Fine Arts Pavilion at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19 as part of this school year’s Wilkin Event Series, which is focusing on visual literacy. Their presentations,...

December 22, 2015September 27, 2018