my kidlit course

Robyn Starkey rohina at
Thu Aug 19 02:05:59 EDT 2004

Jon, obviously quite brilliant, suggested...

>Sendak's Where the wild things are is perfect as a
>picture book for monsters, some of his others may fit
>in as well. Winnie the Pooh for fantastic animals. or
>as a picture book Grahame Base's Animalia and Sign of
>the Seahorse (although all of these books deal with
>real animals - does that count), another fantasic
>animal book also by Base that is great, and was
>mentioned here only a little while ago is Truckdogs
>although I'm not sure if that is available outside Oz.
>The other children's fantasy classics - the Hobbit,
>Narnia, the Moomin books etc?

Excellent ideas all, Base is recommended already for my class on 
illustration - The Waterhole; Sendak is a set book, and so are the Moomins.


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