i first came across maira kalman while she was blogging 'the pursuit of happiness' for the new york times and immediately fell in love. the blog was later converted into this book (making coffee tables everywhere very happy). her voice has a uniquely tender sensibility that i find genius.
'THE LAST WEREWOLF' by Glen Duncan "Duncan's writing is quirky and brilliant—and definitely not for kids." Duncan continues the long tradition of werewolf literature in this harrowing novel of lupine transformation.
“16 Great Children’s Books on Nature and the Environment:” This list contains some of the ‘best’ nature books out there (whether they were chosen for their storyline, their educational value, or simply the beauty of their illustrations) each and every one of them has something beautiful to offer. From: Children’s Book Guide