Synopses & Reviews
Carl Warner is a professional photographer known for his miniature landscapes made entirely from edible ingredients. A World of Food
presents 12 of his amazing pictures, each one showing young readers what the world might look like if there were only a single color. andldquo;Yellowandrdquo; is a desert made of pasta palm trees, cereal sand, and swiss cheese pyramids, while andldquo;Orangeandrdquo; features pumpkin cottages, carrot trees, and apricot leaves. Playful verse accompanies each image, guiding viewers through the pictures and inviting them to figure out the various foods used (which are all identified at the back of the book). This is a wonderful book about colors and creativity for parents and children to look through together and discover the many different foods that make up Warnerandrsquo;s fantastical world.
Praise for A World of Food
andquot;Children will delight in pointing at the sweet ingredients, such as meringue clouds and lollipop trees.andquot;
andmdash;Wall Street Journal
andquot;Kids and adults alike will marvel at these painstakingly assembled and composed photos, eagerly identifying the foods that make up the details of the landscapes.andquot;
HONORS winner: 2012 National Parenting Publications Book Awards
* "This stellar sequel is just as imaginative...in Steiner's hands, the ordinary becomes extraordinary."Publishers Weekly (starred review)
In Look-Alike Land, the more you look, the more you see! Using everything from acorns to zippers, artist Joan Steiner has created stunning three-dimensional scenes that will amaze and captivate puzzlers of all ages.
About the Author
Joan Steiner is a graduate of Barnard College and a self-taught artist. Her two previous Look-Alikes books have sold more than one million copies and been published in sixteen countries around the world. Ms. Steiner is the recipient of numerous art and design awards, including a Society of Illustrators Award and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship.