Fukurou’s book writing/art contest exhibit Sept 14 in Rockland

The front cover of Coastal Maine in Words and Art – Photo titled Vanishing Point by Yohaku Yorozuya. And the back cover – Moonstruck by Ramona du Houx – the other the artist in the book/exhibit. From Maine Insights News: Winners of Maine’s Solon Center for Research and Publishing’s first book writing/art contest announced — Exhibit opening September 14thContinue reading “Fukurou’s book writing/art contest exhibit Sept 14 in Rockland”

Maine Island puppy children’s ABC book in four languages

Finally, a children’s book in four languages! Here is an example of some of the playful, educational pages in Clipper’s ABC’s, plus the front and back. Adventure with Clipper, the adorable Maine island puppy, as he takes children into his world, while teaching them their ABC’s in English, French, Spanish, and Japanese. One painting leadsContinue reading “Maine Island puppy children’s ABC book in four languages”

Robert McCloskey watercolors reproduced from books such as ‘Blueberries for Sal’

The illustrations of Robert McCloskey in books like ‘Blueberries for Sal, or ‘Make way for Ducklings’ are mainstays that reminds people of their childhood. “We are ecstatic to have this opportunity to work with the McCloskey family,” said Dede Wilder, lead designer and co-founder of Maine Arts Publishing. “Not only is it an honor toContinue reading “Robert McCloskey watercolors reproduced from books such as ‘Blueberries for Sal’”

Opportunity for kids to create an adventure book at Portland Public Library

From Maine Insights: Portland Ovations and the Oak Street Studios have teamed up at the Portland Public Library on Saturday on March 29th from 11:00am to noon, for a family friendly, bookmaking workshop. Using picture books for inspiration, such as We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild byContinue reading “Opportunity for kids to create an adventure book at Portland Public Library”