Contemporary children's books have become art in themselves, with compelling illustrations to complement stories both modern and traditional. Some of our favorites include:
4.) Pomelo Begins to Grow written by Ramona Badescu and illustrated by Benjamin Chaud
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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