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Illustrated Children's Books
by Jerry Pinkney

The Lion & The Mouse: Sometimes even the KING needs help ... and little friends may prove to be GREAT friends. In Jerry Pinkney's stunningly rendered wordless adaptation of one of Aesop's most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted.

Hardcover Wordless Picture Book. All Ages.

The Lion & The Mouse LB3567 $18.00 Our Price $15.29

The Tortoise & the Hare: This companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse is Jerry Pinkney's most stunning masterpiece yet. Even the slowest tortoise can defeat the quickest hare, and even the proudest hare can learn a timeless lesson from the most humble tortoise: Slow and steady wins the race! Here is a superbly rendered journey from starting line to finish that embodies the bravery, perseverance, and humility we can all find inside ourselves.

The Tortoise & the Hare LB3567X $18.00 Our Price $15.29

The Grasshopper & the Ants: In this stunning companion to the Caldecott Medal-winning The Lion & the Mouse and the highly acclaimed The Tortoise & the Hare, a playful grasshopper wonders why the busy ants around him won't join in his merrymaking as the seasons pass by. But when winter arrives, he soon sees the value of his friends' hard work--just as the ants learn the value of sharing what they've worked for. Featuring a striking, surprise gatefold page, this third book in Jerry Pinkney's gorgeous trilogy of picture book fables subtly suggests a resonant moral: Don't put off for tomorrow what you can do today.

The Grasshopper & the Ants LB0817 $18.00 Our Price $15.29

The Three Billy Goats Gruff: When the three billy goats Gruff are hungry, they see bountiful grass to eat across an old bridge. But the bridge is home to a terrible troll, who is peckish himself, and looking for a tasty morsel to gobble up. In his interpretation of the timeless tale, Jerry Pinkney shows there's little good to come from greed--but in the end, redemption for even the most trollish bully is possible. A dramatic gatefold heightens the climax of this brilliant rendition.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff LB1578 $17.99 Our Price $15.29

Aesop's Fables: In this elegantly designed volume, more than sixty of Aesop's timeless fables have been carefully selected, humorously retold, and brought gloriously to life by Jerry Pinkney. Included are the Shepherd Boy and The Wolf, the Lion and the Mouse, the Tortoise and the Hare, plus many other characters - and morals - that have inspired countless readers for centuries. With more than fifty magnificent full-color illustrations, this handsome edition is a must for every bookshelf.

Hardcover Picture Book. All Ages.

Aesop's Fables CB0003 $19.99 Our Price $16.99

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Here is the thrilling story of Rikki, a fearless young mongoose who finds himself locked in a life-and-death struggle to protect a boy and his parents from Nag and Nagaina, the two enormous cobras who stalk the gardens outside the familys home in India. Nobel Prize winner Rudyard Kiplings timeless masterpiece has been lovingly passed from one generation of readers to the next. Triumphantly brought to life in stunning watercolors from Caldecott Honor artist Jerry Pinkney, this is a tale that will win the hearts of young and old alike.

Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 6 - 9.

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi HC3206 $17.99 Our Price $15.29

The Ugly Duckling: For over one hundred years The Ugly Duckling has been a childhood favorite, and Jerry Pinkney's spectacular adaptation brings it triumphantly to new generations of readers. With keen emotion and fresh vision, the acclaimed artist captures the essence of the tale's timeless appeal: The journey of the awkward little bird -- marching bravely through hecklers, hunters, and cruel seasons -- is an unforgettable survival story; this blooming into a graceful swan is a reminder of the patience often necessary to discover true happiness. Splendid watercolors set in the lush countryside bring drama to life.

Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 5 - 97

The Ugly Duckling HC9320 $17.99 Our Price $15.29

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: Where can your DREAMS take you? Farther than you've ever been, on a magical, windswept adventure to the stars - then back into the comfort of nature's loving arms. In this masterful rendition of our most enduring lullaby, Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney lights a path for sleepy readers on their way to a land where dreams are as real a you want them to be.

Hardcover Picture Book. Ages 2 & up.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star LB6960 $16.99 Our Price $14.44

Little Red Riding Hood: In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, artist Jerry Pinkney introduces two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood. Readers will squeal with delight all over again during that most memorable scene when Little Red Riding Hood declares, "Oh, Grandmamma, what great teeth you have!"

Hardcover. Ages 7 - 8.

Little Red Riding Hood LB3550 $16.99 Our Price $14.44


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