Baker & Taylor Packed with a year's worth of holiday photographs, hilarious anecdotes, early sketches, snippets of future projects, and more, this book takes readers on a leisurely ramble through the mischievous landscape of a critically acclaimed author-illustrator.
HARPERCOLL Come play with William Joyce! Go on a treasure hunt. Decorate Easter eggs. Design Halloween costumes. Invent the un-invented. This scrapbook is your invitation to come play with the world?s number-one advocate of global silliness. This is not a coffee-table tribute?if you tried to put it on a table, it would leap off, scratch its binding, and do the hokey-pokey. It?s an opportunity for kids and kids-at-heart to find out what being an artist and writer is all about and take a sneak peek at the dreams and doodles of one of the industry?s leading talents. Did you know that at Christmas, William Joyce decorates his living room with not one Christmas tree, but a dozen? That his very first picture book at the age of nine landed him in the principal?s office for the afternoon? Packed with a year?s worth of holiday photographs, rib-tickling anecdotes, early sketches, snippets of future projects, and more, The World of William Joyce Scrapbook is your chance to take a leisurely ramble through an elegantly mischievous landscape, where adventure is de rigueur, and everything turns out A-OK.
Baker & Taylor The author discusses how he became an author and illustrator of children's books and offers illustrations from future projects