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Picture Books: Classics in the Making

PICTURE-BOOKS-FOR-WEBWe are featuring three beautiful and classic picture books for the Fall 2011 season:


- MOUSE AND LION by Rand Burkert

- BAILEY by Harry Bliss


The newest installment in the CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? series follows the life of a toy train from the workshop to the attic, only to be rescued at a yard sale and brought to life once again in a new home.
TOYLAND EXPRESS is the eighth book in the bestselling CAN YOU SEE WHAT I SEE? series, which has over 4 million books in print and 9 foreign licenses!

Please click below for sample spreads:
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See a sneak peak of Walter Wick building the set for TOYLAND EXPRESS below! All photos courtesy of Walter Wick.




Walter Wick is also known as the photographer in the legendary I SPY series, created with Jean Marzollo. The I SPY series just celebrated its 20th year in print, and has sold over 36 million copies worldwide. ´╗┐Visit the Can You See What I See? website for more information on the series, games, downloadables, and inside the studio secrets. 


Mouselion_COV In MOUSE AND LION, Aesop's fabled duo renew their ancient bond in this warm retelling by Rand Burkert, illuminated by the authentic natural detail of Nancy Ekholm Burkert's art. Nancy partners with her son, Rand in this breathtaking and classic picture book.













Nancy Ekholm Burkert is a Caldecott Honor Winner for her illustrations in the original edition of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and is the illustator for the original James and the Giant Peach, cover featured right.  






BAILEY-FRONT-for-web BAILEY is a funny new book from the best selling children's illustrator Harry Bliss. School proves to be an unexpected place for Bailey to do all sorts of things he loves: reading, fetching, painting, digging, singing - and making friends!

BAILEY is the first book in a new series from Scholastic. Book 2 of BAILEY to come in Fall 2012!

FInd out more about Harry Bliss on his website.























Contact us at the Bologna Book Fair for more information on these beautiful books!