posts tagged ‘illustrated’

The Beaver Pond

July 15th, 2010
The Beaver Pond

A child’s book by Robert Duvoisin

I really love this book, not just because of the adorable 1950s style illustrations, or that it describes the natural history of beavers and their habitat, but also because it tells a fable of resource depletion. This is a parable of the natural rise and fall or organizations.…

The Ship

July 15th, 2010
The Ship

by Bjorn Landstrom

This is such an amazing book: a tour de force, the result of thoughtful research and great art. This is an illustrated history of shipbuilding spanning most of the global history.