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Beloved children's entertainer Emily Arrow's first picture book, perfect for (little) makers everywhere: a story about finding a space to create!
A young bunny makes the rounds of a studio building, taking in all the different artists in their habitats. Making, thinking, sharing, performing . . . but can our bunny find the perfect space to let imagination shine?
In this charming ode to creativity, noted children's singer and entertainer Emily Arrow introduces readers to the concept of the studio: a place for painters, dancers, singers, actors, sculptors, printmakers . . . and you! Whether it's a purpose-made space with big windows, a room filled with equipment, or the corner of a bedroom, your studio can be anywhere--you just have to find it!
About the Author
EMILY ARROW creates songs about . . . books! Formerly a K-6 music educator, Emily's passion for books led her to create music that promotes literacy. Now based in Texas, Emily pioneers bringing picture books to life by collaborating with best-selling authors and publishers. Emily's YouTube Channel is a classroom sensation with over 6,000 followers and an average of 800,000 views per year, and she makes over 60 classroom and library visits a year. Emily also shares her passion for literacy and music by offering workshops, classes and weekly story times. Studio: A Place for Art to Start is Emily's first book for children.
THE LITTLE FRIENDS OF PRINTMAKING are husband-and-wife team JW & Melissa Buchanan. They first made a name for themselves by designing and printing silkscreened concert posters, but soon branched out into other fields. In addition to their work as illustrators and designers, they continue their fine art pursuits through exhibitions, lectures, and artists' residencies worldwide, spreading the gospel of silkscreen to anyone inclined to listen. The Little Friends currently live in Los Angeles with two very round cats. Studio is their first book for children.
A 2021 Bank Street Book of the Year
“This picture book is a love song to creativity, and its rhyming text is filled with encouragement for children to try out all types of art.” --Booklist
“Listeners will enjoy seeing the protagonist find a personal space for creation.” --Kirkus Reviews
“Arrow’s broad definition of studio . . . offers varying options, and the volume teaches readers that finding a dedicated creative space is imperative for many artists.” --Publishers Weekly