Ted Hughes wrote a series of stories for children from the early 1960s through until 1995 about how the world, and the creatures in it, came into being. They are collected here in one volume for the first time. These are richly told tales of sparkling intensity about animals finding their form, and God’s struggle to understand what he has created.
Originally published (France 1998) for young adults, Piero traces the lives of two boys through awkward schoolyard encounters, burgeoning sexuality and a lot of drawing. It’s a bittersweet tale ranking amongst the very best in Baudoin’s powerful oeuvre. Translated into English for the first time.
The Island of Horses, first published in 1956, showcases Dillon’s characteristically economic style and imaginative renderings of coastal Irish life.
“Dillon paints a vivid portrait of the harsh life on these remote islands; the reader can smell the peat fires and feel the lash of winds off the Atlantic…” Horn Book Magazine
Dubbed an American Wind In The Willows this eccentric tale of a wise old lobster’s exploration of new lands was first published in the 1930s.
This reissue by the New York Books imprint comprises two titles in one: The Curious Lobster  and its sequel The Curious Lobster’s Island 
The books’ illustrations are by Marion Freeman Wakeman.
Originally published in 2005, now produced in a handsome new gift edition with textured board covers.
A picture book modern classic.
The third of Maria Kalman’s Max Stravinsky books to be published in the New York Review’s Children’s Collection. The book was first published in 1991. Since the Max books were originally published Kalman has become widely known for her New Yorker covers, for a collection of newspaper columns from the New York Times and for ehibits at museums and art galleries.
The other books are listed on ACHUKA and can be found by entering the author’s name in the Search box on the main page…
Another excellent addition to The New York Review Children’s Collection.
The book was first published in 1976. Aliki’s illustrations are timeless.
The 1950s book that was the basis for the classic 1994 family film The Secret of Ronan Irish is now back in print as part of the New York Review Children’s Collection.
Hums with the mystery of Scottish folklore and the author’s own seaside upbringing in Vancouver and Wales invigorates the story with evocative details.
The latest release from The New York Review Children’s Collection, a highly recommended series of red-cloth-spined hardbacks.
Originally published in 1989 as Der satanarchaolugenialkohllische Wunschpunsch this is both a fast-paced fantasy and a whimsical satire of bureaucracy and its discontents. It’s estimated that Ende’s books have sold more than 35 million copies worldwide.
A simplified version of the classic for younger readers (and a collectible edition for older children’s books fans) with amazingly intricate die-cast layers.