The Building Boy

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Illustrated by David Litchfield.

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Illustrator, David Litchfield’s website

David Litchfield can be found @dc_litchfield on twitter

Interview with David Litchfield by Yvonne de Jonge here.


Author Ross Montgomery:

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Ross Montgomery on twitter: @mossmontmomery

Ross Montgomery’s website: Ross Montgomery


You can find this charming book at your local bookstore or Amazon.



Urbanovic Expressions

Jackie Urbanovic is a master of illustrating expressions!

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Check out Jackie Urbanovic’s website here.

Jackie Urbanovic at Amazon here.

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Horace the Horrible:

Screen Shot 2016-08-30 at 9.26.57 AM.pngWhen his brother, the king, becomes sick, Horace must care for his niece, Minuette. Minuette cries because she misses her father, and Horace tries to comfort her by fighting a dragon, vanquishing an army, and saving a damsel in distress. (Scholastic)


More about the author Jackie French Koller.


More about the illustrator Jackie Urbanovic.


Find an independent bookstore here.





Leonardo Paints Mary

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(Natl Gallery UK)


Ignore the typos, but watch this interesting video from Khan Academy about

The Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci.


‘The Virgin of the Rocks’ seems not to refer to the mystery of the Immaculate Conception, but depicts the type of subject that Leonardo might have painted in his native Florence where legends concerning the young Saint John the Baptist were popular. (more from the National Gallery UK)