Author(s): Yvonne Lacet
Age range 3+'★ Part nature book, part art book, and one hundred percent a book on creativity and imagination!' — Kristin Guay, Youth Services Book Review, starred reviewA unique and practical children's art-and-craft book, perfect for those who love Eric Carle, that looks to the natural world for inspiration and artistic materials.Artists of all ages will be awed by flower petal pigs and snakes rendered in bright-green leaves and a full menagerie of clever, astonishing, and simply ingenious creative project ideas. An exuberant call to go outside, Leafy Critters inspires a deep appreciation for nature, art, and animals. Perfect for parents, teachers, and anyone searching for novel projects for kids of all ages. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks.
'BEST BABY BOOKS: 52 MUST-HAVES FOR 2020. Fantastic and highly recommended. The author uses nature (leaves, twigs, flower petals) to make beautiful critters like lions, pigs, flamingos, and one of the most beautiful butterflies we've ever seen! Simple, creative, and inspiring interactions with nature.' — Mommyhood 101'A fun photographic picture book...shows all the things you can do with materials found in nature with a little creativity and imagination. You can turn flower petals into chickens, leaves into a turtle other leaves and stems into a flamingo, yet other petals into a polar bear the possibilities are endless and the photos in this book provide a good guide to start making your own artistic creations.' — Book RiotSelected by Travis Jonker, of School Library Journal, as one of The Most Astonishingly Unconventional Children's Books of 2020