Book reviews: Stardines, Dirt on My Shirt, The Baby Book
Children's book topics include a lively little girl's museum visit, cutouts designed to produce intriguing shadows and a sumptuous counting book based on apes.
A new kids' book chronicles the life and art of renowned local, self-taught African-American painter Horace Pippin.
Kids can make faces, animals, plants -- you name it -- from fingerprints. Older kids can make wallets clothes and jewelry from duct tape!
Pop-ups, fold outs and brain-benders books make great gifts for kids. A pop-up Star Wars leads the recommendations.
Kids' books centered on two unusual protagonists — a cockroach and a glacier — win thumbs up from reviewer Frank Lipsius.
The Odyssey is told in a human, modern way while a graphic novel presentation puts faces to A Wrinkle in Time's names and settings to its locations.
Weimeraner photographer William Wegman discusses how to depict nature. Often garish illustrations spice up a fact book. And a biography chronicles the "father of modern science."