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While the official Architecture Day comes only once a year, everyone in the world makes use of architecture every day. Unlike other everyday things like food and clothing, we sometimes forget that shelters and other buildings don’t just “happen”: they are designed and built and even as we use them, we change them. Whether we are inside a building or outside and experiencing them from a sidewalk, street, or landing airplane, there’s a lot to discover and there are great books to help us uncover the art of architecture. New from Cicada Books, let’s start by dipping into Atlas of … Continue reading
This month A Wave Blue World publishes The Orphan King, a graphic novel with King Arthur roots. Publisher Spotlight interviewed the creator, and publisher, Tyler Chin-Tanner, on all things related to this welcomed launch. Here’s the transcript of our interview, with a big thank you for taking time from his busy life to share! The Orphan King‘s artist is James Boyle. PS: Hi Tyler, thanks for taking time to share The Orphan King’s background as a graphic novel which you wrote and now celebrate publishing. Let’s start with a thumbnail of this project. TYLER: I’ve always been a fan of … Continue reading
While the Tokyo Olympics of 2021 can’t draw crowds in real life, there are plenty of ways to share the thrills of world class athletes showing off their best. Extend your family’s sports attention with just the right books for these competitions, too. From Gecko Press, let’s start with Ole Könnecke’s picture book Sports, translated by Monika Smith. Illustrated with cheerful and colorful animals engaged in a variety of popular athletic possibilities, these dictionary-style explanations offer both fact and fun. Which track star do you think is most likely to bring home the gold medal? The Olympic Games often are … Continue reading