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Clay Illustrations


All of the illustrations in this booklist are made using clay!






Saenz, Benjamin Alire
S JE SAENZ

When Little Diego gets a Superman outfit for his birthday, he hopes to fly across the border to Mexico to be with his grandfather whom he loves. (Bilingual)
VanHecke, Susan
JE VANHE

Wishing to bake an apple pie, Old Granny Smith sets out with a full basket, trading its contents for a series of objects until she gets the apples she needs. Includes a recipe for apple pie.
Fernandes, Eugenie
JE FERNA

"From wet to dry, messy to neat," learning opposites has never been so much fun! Little Mouse's birthday is coming up, and she has one week to get the house ready for her party. With help from her mother she cleans and bakes and decorates -- and before she knows it the big day is here!
Redmond, Diane
JE REDMO

Can they surprise Bob? Yes, they can! Poor Bob! He can't understand why nobody has remembered his birthday. Little does he know that Wendy is planning a special surprise birthday party for him.
Jackson, Ellen B.
JE JACKS

A young boy learns about colors in a day at the farm.
Fernandes, Eugenie
JE FERNA

As Busy Little Mouse hurries outside for the day, he meets a pig, sheep, cow, cat, duck and horse. As his playmates are introduced, they each have something to say -- like oink, baa, moo, meow, quack and neigh! The rhyming text and three-dimensional artwork invite children into a world of color, movement and fun.
Saenz, Benjamin Alire
S JE SAENZ

When Gabriela and her brother Little Diego get a puppy named Sofie, they fight over who she belongs to, but when Sofie gets very sick they find the answer. (Bilingual)
Reid, Barbara
JE REID

Though wary of others, solitary Fox joins an ever-growing procession of animals walking two by two to a mysterious destination.
Bogart, Jo Ellen
JE BOGAR

A grandmother travels around the world and brings back gifts for her granddaughter.
Oppenheim, Joanne
J598 OPPEN

A simple description of different types of birds--how they sound and what they do.
Lillegard, Dee
J811.54 LILLE

Hello School! celebrates all things preschool. Letters, numbers, books, water fountains, carpet squares, swings, and slides all pop off the page and into a child's imagination.
Bogosian, Helena
J793.73 BOGOS

Find the hidden pictures in these puzzles made entirely out of polymer clay.
Fernandes, Eugenie
JE FERNA

Fernandes, Eugenie
JE FERNA

One day Toby and her wild hair create a BIG mess. Mother has a fit. Toby is upset. But with the help of an unlikely friend, Toby comes up with a happy hair solution and she learns that, no matter what you look like, people should "love you any way at all.
Burton, Katherine
JE BURTO

A grandmother travels around the world and brings back gifts for her granddaughter.
Berkes, Marianne
J591.734 BERKE

"A counting and singing approach for young children to learn and appreciate the animals of the tropical rainforest."--Provided by publisher
Berkes, Marianne
J782.42 BERKE

Count, clap, and sing the words in this book about the coral reef to the rhythm of Over in the Meadow.
Hubbell, Patricia
JE HUBBE

Reid, Barbara
JE REID

In this gorgeous new picture book, Barbara Reid brings her vision, her craft, and her signature Plasticine artwork to the subject of trees. Each page is a celebration, and you will never look at trees in quite the same way again.
Fernandes, Eugenie
JE FERNA

The striking three-dimensional illustrations will entice children to look more closely at Sleepy Little Mouse's tiny world as they listen to this perfect naptime story.
Soto, Gary
JE SOTO

Maya, the flower girl, describes a Mexican American wedding through snapshots of the day's events, beginning with the procession to the altar and ending with her sleeping after the dance.
Pittman, Helena Claire
JE PITTM

Rosa grows a variety of bright and beautiful vegetables, picks them, paints a picture, and then makes them into a tasty stew.
Chase, Edith Newlin
JE CHASE

A baby calf is born, and under his mother's guidance grows happy and fat.
Reid, Barbara
JE REID

Two sisters don't want to go the annual family summer party, but after they get there, they have so much fun they do not want to leave.
Reid, Barbara
JE REID

Remembering childhood stories of a beautiful but dangerous place called Tunnel's End, a mouse named Nib leaves his dirty, crowded home under a busy subway station and sets out on a long journey, joined by Lola, a mouse he meets along the way.
Reid, Barbara
J222.1

A retelling in verse of the Old Testament story about the survival of Noah, his family, and animals during forty days and nights of rain.
Lillegard, Dee
J811.54 LILLE

Thirty-four poems which personify household objects from the bedroom window that greets the sun's morning rays to the nightlight that watches over sleeping dreamers.
Baker, Jeannie
JE BAKER

Jeannie Baker's lifelike collage illustrations take the reader on an extraordinary visual journey to an exotic, primeval wilderness, which like so many others is now being threatened by civilization.