What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Rachel Isadora

h1 November 22nd, 2013 by jules

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Lisbeth Zwerger! Lisbeth Zwerger!

This is how most of her fans, including me, respond when they hear she has a new book out. My Kirkus column today is about that and is here.

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Last week (here), I wrote about Rachel Isadora’s newest picture book, Old Mikamba Had a Farm (Nancy Paulsen Books, October 2013). I’m following up with some illustrations from the book today, including the one pictured above.


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OLD MIKAMBA HAD A FARM. Copyright © 2013 by Rachel Isadora. Published by Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin, New York. Illustration reproduced by permission of the publisher.

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5 comments to “What I’m Doing at Kirkus This Week,
Plus What I Did Last Week, Featuring Rachel Isadora”

  1. OMG – how cute is this book!!!?? ADORABLE!!!!! 🙂 e

  2. I just love Rachel Isadora’s work.

  3. This is her best ever! I find the entire character of the book very true to that of Africa. I lived in Tanzania for 20 years and now have children of my own and we live in Bklyn. We all enjoy the great art and twist of song!

  4. I LOVED this book. Isadora is fabulous!!!!!

  5. These are not just illustrations, but works of Art! Hello museums! Beautiful!

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