The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Andersen, Nancy Ekholm Burkert
Synopsis In the middle of the wood is a little fir tree who thinks of one thing only – growing bigger. He takes no pleasure from life because he always thinks about how he is not as big as the other fir trees. So, when the little fir tree finally grows up, Christmas approaches and…
Tolkien’s Worlds: The Places That Inspired the Writer’s Imagination by John Garth
A lavishly illustrated look at the locales familiar to J. R. R. Tolkien, the creator of Middle-earth.
The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth by Chris Burkard
When a young boy asks the Earth where he can find happiness, the Earth agrees to show him the way.
Face Paint: The Story of Makeup by Lisa Eldridge
Reveals the entire history of the art form, from Egyptian and Classical times up through the Victorian age and golden era of Hollywood…