Earth Day: Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall

8 Apr

Read Green 5

Together Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall have created ten books and every one of them is worth adding to your library. They are infused with the desert, and are among the most beautifully illustrated books ever made. I tried to pick my favorite and only managed to narrow it down to four:


The Table Where Rich People Sit


The way to Start a Day


The Other Way to Listen


I’m In Charge of Celebrations

Take a child to a wild place and read them one of these books. I promise you, what happens next will be unforgettable.


P.S. For the record their other books are:

The Desert is Theirs
Everybody Needs a Rock
Your Own Best Secret Place
Hawk I’m Your Brother
Desert Voices
If You Are A Hunter of Fossils


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