The book lets readers in on a journey learning about the history and culture of the native-born black people in Africa and the Americas, the Root reported.
“We’ve received tons of positive feedback, with orders from Australia to Amsterdam,” Bey told the Atlanta Black Star. “Parents asking for one for boys are as negative as the feedback gets.”
The book was a family project. Johnathan Ellerbee, Vanae’s uncle, provided the illustrations for the book in April 2016.
Vanae, who is homeschooled, researched all kinds of indigenous cultures with her mother. Ellerbee then drew illustrations of the 6-year-old wearing their traditional dress and jewelry. Read more (4/27/17)
This will always and forever be one of my very favorite prints. The thought behind it is the essence of childhood, and it’s 100% why I am the luckiest person on the planet that I get to create art to accompany the child’s mind. Thank you so much to Elizabeth McCormack and her amazing Vivien Rose who gave us this quote!
English novelist, best known as the author of the classic 1877 novel Black Beauty. (Wikipedia)
From our stacks: 1. Cover from Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse By Anna Sewell. With Fifty Illustrations. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1897. 2. Cover from Black Beauty; The Autobiography of a Horse By Anna Sewell. Illustrated. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, n.d. 3.-4. Cover and frontispiece from Black Beauty; The Autobiography of a Horse By Anna Sewell. With Forty Illustrations. Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company, n.d. 5. Frontispiece “’I fell heavily to the ground on my side’” from Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse By Anna Sewell. With Fifty Illustrations. Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Company, 1897. 6. Title page
from Black Beauty; The Autobiography of a Horse By Anna Sewell. Illustrated. New York: McLoughlin Brothers, n.d.
Lettres du Pays des Fées / Letters from Fairyland,
Adaptées par Mlle Roussell et illustrées par Constance Foxley.
Collection Slead : les livres roses pour la jeunesse
Librairie Larousse, Paris.
13-17, rue du Montparnasse.
This is Pomi, our very first children’s book is finally being put together! Now accepting pre-orders through >>Etsy Shop Here<<
It is a book about a little beetle trying to find her place in her big big world. Written by @catarang and Illustrated by me.
To get an accurate count of how many books I should print, and make this launch super fun, I want to hold a CONTEST. (For the first time ever!)
To enter, simply reblog this post before May 15th Noon PST. Winner will receive a free book once I print it, anywhere in the world! I will put everyone’s name on a list and do a random generator thing…or print it out and let my cat pick, who knows.