Art Unleashed: Dogs’ Night

Wednesday, June 13, 2007.

Dogs' NightAuthor: Meredith Hooper
Illustrator: Allan Curless and Mark Burgess
Published: Frances Lincoln (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1845076885

Painstakingly reproduced masterpieces and perfectly rambunctious dogs bring to life this playful tale of a pack of pickled pooches who slip from their painted homes to bring mischief and mayhem to the National Gallery of London.

More Art on JOMB:

Hands On Language: Max’s Words

Friday, April 20, 2007.

Max's WordsAuthor: Kate Banks
Illustrator: Boris Kulikov
Published: 2006 Farrar, Straus & Giroux
ISBN: 0374399492

Language leaps to life in this engaging story of competition, character and cultivating a thirst for words.

Other books mentioned: Cherries and Cherry Pits

Literally Gorgeous: Monkey Business

Wednesday, April 18, 2007.

Monkey BusinessAuthor: Wallace Edwards (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Wallace Edwards
Published: 2004 Kids Can Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1553374622

Ever wonder what pops into puzzled little minds when you throw them a new expression? This clever book, cluttered with texture, humour and eccentricity, may have your answer.

You can find a thorough and informative analysis of this book here.

Mark will be covering the International Reading Association’s 52nd Annual Conference “Literacy without boundaries”, May 13-17, 2007 in Toronto. If you’ll be there and are interested being included in the JOMB coverage of the event, please contact us at to set up an interview.


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