Congrats to M.A. Noeth for winning the Boys' Book Pack in honor of Father's Day! Please be sure to visit her darling children's literature blog, Small Books 4 Big World!!!
** I wanted to give everyone an update on why I went MIA last Friday. I know that was a terrible time to not post here with a giveaway ending and Mystery Friend Friday at hand, but my husband's dear grandmother is very, very ill with cancer. Our family is extremely close to her; in fact, we named our dear little baby girl, Naomi, born this past January, after this lovely woman. We are not sure how much longer she has to live, so we had to make a trip to see her this past weekend to say our goodbyes. Thank you for your support ... I absolutely love all of my blogging friends and appreciate your thoughts and prayers! **
And now ... meet Lois Ehlert, one of the most creative and innovative children's illustrators of our time!!! Ms. Ehlert is most well-known for her distinctive nature and collage artwork.
Here are a few of my personal favorites by Ms. Ehlert:
In 1989, Ms. Ehlert received the remarkable Caldecott Honor Award for her book, Color Zoo.
You can learn more about Ms. Ehlert's artwork and life here!
** Clue #1 for this week's Mystery Friend :: A.K.R. :: **
Psssst ... be sure to check out my other blog, Ten Thousand Hugs, tomorrow for a giveaway! Just click on the button below to get there!!