Best Children's Art Fiction Books
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1. The Day the Crayons Quit
Author: by Drew Daywalt
The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today. Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough!They quit!
Blue crayon needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. Black crayon wants to be used for more than just outlining. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speakingeach believes he is the true color of the sun.
What can Duncan possibly do to appease all of the crayons and get them back to doing what they do best? With giggle-inducing text from Drew Daywalt and bold and bright illustrations from Oliver Jeffers, The Day the Crayons Quit is the perfect gift for new parents, baby showers, back-to-school, or any time of year!
Perfect for fans of Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems and The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Sciezka and Lane Smith. Praise for The Day the Crayons Quit:Amazon’s 2013 Best Picture Book of the YearA Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2013Goodreads’ 2013 Best Picture Book of the Year Winner of the E.B.
2. The One and Only Ivan
Author: by Katherine Applegate
Published at: HarperCollins; Illustrated edition (January 6, 2015)
The #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Award-winning novel The One and Only Ivan is now a major motion picture streaming on Disney+This unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendship. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated book is told from the point of view of Ivan himself.
Having spent twenty-seven years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown accustomed to humans watching him. He hardly ever thinks about his life in the jungle. Instead, Ivan occupies himself with television, his friends Stella and Bob, and painting.
But when he meets Ruby, a baby elephant taken from the wild, he is forced to see their home, and his art, through new eyes. In the tradition of timeless stories like Charlotte’s Web and Stuart Little, Katherine Applegate blends humor and poignancy to create an unforgettable story of friendship, art, and hope.
3. Scribble Stones
Author: by Diane Alber
A heartwarming story about a little stone who was able to spread kindness to the world! This story starts off with a little stone who thinks he will be become something amazing but then soon realizes he had become a dull paper weight.
He’s on a mission to become something greater and in the process meets scribble and splatter and they all come up a creative way to bring joy to thousands of people. If you loved I’m Not just a Scribble… Then you’ll love Scribble Stones!
And you’ll even be inspired to make some scribble stones of your own!
4. Beautiful Oops!
Author: by Barney Saltzberg
Workman Publishing Company
A spill.A smear.A smudge.A tear. When you think you have made a mistake, think of it as an opportunity to make something beautiful! A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake.
In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery. A spill doesn’t ruin a drawingnot when it becomes the shape of a goofy animal. And an accidental tear in your paper? Don’t be upset about it when you can turn it into the roaring mouth of an alligator.
An award winning, best-selling, one-of-a-kind interactive book, Beautiful Oops! Shows young readers how every mistake is an opportunity to make something beautiful. A singular work of imagination, creativity, and paper engineering, Beautiful Oops! Is filled with pop-ups, lift-the-flaps, tears, holes, overlays, bends, smudges, and even an accordion telescopeeach demonstrating the magical transformation from blunder to wonder.
5. Iggy Peck, Architect (The Questioneers)
Author: by Andrea Beaty
This beloved New York Times bestselling picture book is a fun-filled, inspiring story about the power of teamwork and the importance of celebrating individual gifts and self-expression. And now you can follow Iggy’s further adventureswith his friends Rosie Revere and Ada Twistin the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters, an all-new chapter book starring The Questioneers!
Some kids sculpt sand castles.Some make mud pies. Some construct great block towers. But none are better at building than Iggy Peck, who once erected a life-size replica of the Great Sphinx on his front lawn! It’s too bad that few people appreciate Iggy’s talentcertainly not his second-grade teacher, Miss Lila Greer.
It looks as if Iggy will have to trade in his T square for a box of crayons … Until a fateful field trip proves just how useful a mast builder can be.Collect them all! Add these other STEM favorites from #1 New York Times bestselling team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts to your family library today!
6. We Are in an ART-ivity Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)
Author: by Mo Willems
It is the must-see, must-do event of the season! Starring Elephant & Piggie and YOU! Draw portraits, design sculptures, create collages, build a Mo-bile, color, puzzle, and go bananas being an artist! It all adds up to your awesome art exhibit at the Museum of Wonderfull Interesting Life Like Excellent Museum Stuff!
But who is the super-secret, super-surprise ART CRITIC, and what will he think?!
7. The Dot
Author: by Peter H Reynolds
With a simple, witty story and free-spirited illustrations, Peter H. Reynolds entices even the stubbornly uncreative among us to make a mark and follow where it takes us.Her teacher smiled. “Just make a mark and see where it takes you.”Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting glued to her chair in front of a blank piece of paper.
The words of her teacher are a gentle invitation to express herself. But Vashti can’t draw – she’s no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable and angry mark.”There!” she says.
That one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti’s journey of surprise and self-discovery. That special moment is the core of Peter H. Reynolds’s delicate fable about the creative spirit in all of us.
8. If I Built a School (If I Built Series)
Author: by Chris Van Dusen
In this exuberant companion to If I Built a Car, a boy fantasizes about his dream school-from classroom to cafeteria to library to playground. My school will amaze you. My school will astound. By far the most fabulous school to be found!
Perfectly planned and impeccably clean. On a scale, 1 to 10, it’s more like 15! And learning is fun in a place that’s fun, too. If Jack built a school, there would be hover desks and pop-up textbooks, skydiving wind tunnels and a trampoline basketball court in the gym, a robo-chef to serve lunch in the cafeteria, field trips to Mars, and a whole lot more.
The inventive boy who described his ideal car and house in previous books is dreaming even bigger this time.
9. Hello Lighthouse
Author: by Sophie Blackall
A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around.
Inside, the daily life of a lighthouse keeper and his family unfolds as the keeper boils water for tea, lights the lamp’s wick, and writes every detail in his logbook. Step back in time and through the door of this iconic lighthouse into a cozy dollhouse-like interior with the extraordinary award-winning artist Sophie Blackall.
10. Ish (Creatrilogy)
Author: by Peter H. Reynolds
A creative spirit learns that thinking ish-ly is far more wonderful than getting it right in this gentle fable from the creator of the award-winning picture book The Dot. Ramon loved to draw.Anytime.Anything.Anywhere. Drawing is what Ramon does.
It¹s what makes him happy. But in one split second, all that changes. A single reckless remark by Ramon’s older brother, Leon, turns Ramon’s carefree sketches into joyless struggles. Luckily for Ramon, though, his little sister, Marisol, sees the world differently.
She opens his eyes to something a lot more valuable than getting things just “right.” Combining the spareness of fable with the potency of parable, Peter Reynolds shines a bright beam of light on the need to kindle and tend our creative flames with care.
11. The Seventh Most Important Thing
Author: by Shelley Pearsall
This luminescent (Kirkus Reviews) story of anger and art, loss and redemption will appeal to fans of Lisa Graff’s Lost in the Sun and Vince Vawter’s Paperboy. NOMINATED FOR 16 STATE AWARDS! AN ALA NOTABLE BOOKAN ILA TEACHERS CHOICEA KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR Arthur T.
Owens grabbed a brick and hurled it at the trash picker. Arthur had his reasons, and the brick hit the Junk Man in the arm, not the head. But none of that matters to the judgehe is ready to send Arthur to juvie forever.
Amazingly, it’s the Junk Man himself who offers an alternative: 120 hours of community service …Working for him. Arthur is given a rickety shopping cart and a list of the Seven Most Important Things: glass bottles, foil, cardboard, pieces of wood, lightbulbs, coffee cans, and mirrors.
He can’t believe itis he really supposed to rummage through people’s trash? But it isn’t long before Arthur realizes there’s more to the Junk Man than meets the eye, and the trash he’s collecting is being transformed into something more precious than anyone could imagine….
12. If I Built a House (If I Built Series)
Author: by Chris Van Dusen
The much-anticipated follow-up to the E.B. White Award-winning picture book If I Built a Car In If I Built a Car, imaginative Jack dreamed up a whimsical fantasy ride that could do just about anything. Now he’s back and ready to build the house of his dreams, complete with a racetrack, flying room, and gigantic slide.
Jack’s limitless creativity and infectious enthusiasm will inspire budding young inventors to imagine their own fantastical designs. Chris Van Dusen’s vibrant illustrations marry retro appeal with futuristic style as he, once again, gives readers a delightfully rhyming text that absolutely begs to be read aloud.
13. Da Vinci's Cat
Author: by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
Two unlikely friendsFederico, in sixteenth-century Rome, and Bee, in present-day New Jerseyare linked through an amiable cat, Leonardo Da Vinci’s mysterious wardrobe, and an eerily perfect sketch of Bee. Newbery Honor author Catherine Gilbert Murdock’s Da Vinci’s Cat is a thrilling, time-slip fantasy about rewriting history to save the present.
This inventive novel will engross anyone who loved When You Reach Me and A Wrinkle in Time. Federico doesn’t mind being a political hostage in the Pope’s palace, especially now that he has a cat as a friend. But he must admit that a kitten walking into a wardrobe and returning full-grown a moment later is quite odd.
Even stranger is Herbert, apparently an art collector from the future, who emerges from the wardrobe the next night. Herbert barters with Federico to get a sketch signed by the famous painter Raphael, but his plans take a dangerous turn when he hurries back to his era, desperate to save a dying girl.
Bee never wanted to move to New Jersey. When a neighbor shows Bee a sketch that perfectly resembles her, Bee, freaked out, solidifies her resolve to keep to herself. But then she meets a friendly cat and discovers a mysterious cabinet in her neighbor’s attica cabinet that leads her to Renaissance Rome.
14. Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris
Author: by Megan Hess
An infectious rhyming tale about courage, compassion and a stylish little mouse, from international fashion illustrator Megan Hess. Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris follows an adorable mouse who dreams of moving to Paris to follow her fashion dreams. One day, she bravely takes the leap only to find a mean little girl with a horrible-looking cat standing in the way of her perfect Parisian apartment!
Can Claris use all her wit, warmth and of course style to make her dreams come true? Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris is the first picture book in a dazzling new series for lovers of Eloise and Olivia. Destined to delight fashion-obsessed readers of all ages!