Our favorite illustrated books for kids

Contemporary children's books have become art in themselves, with compelling illustrations to complement stories both modern and traditional. Some of our favorites include:

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1.) Vegetabibbles written and illustrated by Kathryn Warren

 

 

 

 

 

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2.) Iggy Peck, Architect written by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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3.) Gobble You Up! written by Gita Wolf and illustrated by Sunita Sunita

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4.) Pomelo Begins to Grow written by Ramona Badescu and illustrated by Benjamin Chaud 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5.) You Are Stardust written by Elin Kelsey and illustrated by Soyeon Kim 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Looking for an amazing picture book for grown-ups? Check out A Swarm, A Flock, A Host: A Compendium of Creatures, a collaboration by award-winning poet Mark Doty and painter Darren Waterston.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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