Quill and Quire

Picture Books

By Ashlyn Anstee

While the Fan Brothers, Debbie Ridpath Ohi, and Ashlyn Anstee employ acutely different tones, styles, and media in their latest picture books, all unearth joy in some of life’s most unpleasant feelings: grief, sadness, and ... Read More »

June 4, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Elly MacKay

A curated collection of old-timey weather sayings is artfully brought to life in this exquisite informational picture book. Traditional aphorisms – including “Ring around the moon, rain will come soon” and “When ladybugs swarm, expect ... Read More »

May 14, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books

By Matt James

Many of our experiences with death begin with a phone call. On the very first page of The Funeral, the words “RING RING” emanate from a large apartment building. While the rotary phone, in the ... Read More »

May 10, 2018 | Filed under: Picture Books