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Ninja Snow

Nighttime Ninja plays in “snow park.”  

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Nighttime Ninja: Dino-tea

“I said ‘Boo!’ and she ran!” #sixwordstory #dinovember #nighttimeninjaadventures #ninjasread #kidlit #picturebookmonth #nighttimeninja #amwriting #captionthis #tea  

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Nighttime Ninja: Dino Ninja

“Step by step, he balanced and leapt.” Exerpt from Nighttime Ninja (Little, Brown). Text ©Barbara DaCosta. Original collage art ©Ed Young. Dinosaur ©self. #nighttimeninjaadventures #picturebookmonth #Dinovember #art #illustration #collage #LittleBrownYR #edyoungart #nighttimeninja #CaptionThis #sixwordstory #dinosaurs

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Ninja in the Garden: Haiku

Ninja in garden hummingbird like an arrow flies past the yarrow Join the fun—get instructions at http://barbaradacosta.com #nighttimeninjaadventures #kidlit #picturebooks #schoollibrary #ninjaactivities 
#childrenslibrarian #haiku #poetry    

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Nighttime Ninja Adventures!

Hitting the road! Follow along, or join the Nighttime Ninja adventure!

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Voices of the Heart by Ed Young Now Out

“In this deeply personal book, artist and author Ed Young explores twenty-six Chinese characters, each describing a feeling or emotion, and each containing somewhere the symbol for the heart. He combines visual symbols of the West in the same manner … Continue reading

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Importance of Kids’ Print Books

A fascinating new study demonstrates the higher connectivity of children’s brains when reading picture books, versus consuming animated (too “hot”) or audio-only (too “cold”) versions. Add a warm lap, and you’re all set! Read the article at NPR.

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Mighty Moby Surfaces!

Mighty Moby has surfaced! Praised as “a masterpiece of bookmaking” Mighty Moby will thrill adventurers of all ages. Visit us at the Mighty Moby blog to learn how Barbara DaCosta and Ed Young created the book, and about whales and … Continue reading

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Mighty Moby Coming in August!

Mighty Mobyby Ed Young and Barbara DaCosta Take the sea voyage of your life in Ed Young and Barbara DaCosta’s latest collaboration, Mighty Moby!  The creative team behind bestselling award-winner Nighttime Ninja have crafted another thrilling adventure, this time based … Continue reading

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Ed Young Talks About Nighttime Ninja and Seven Blind Mice

Nighttime Ninja artist Ed Young reveals some of the book’s secrets, at the National Book Festival 2012. He also explains how his Caldecott Honor book Seven Blind Mice came about.

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