This month's Doll Book is "The Tub People", by Pam Conrad, with beautiful illustrations by Richard Egielski.
|The sad Tub People, (and dog), after the loss of the Tub Child.|
|Giving away the ending...|
My kids liked it very much when they were small. Emma has a book called, "The 20th Century Children's Book Treasury", a huge book with many children's books included within one volume. "The Tub People" is included in that.
Pam Conrad is also the author of the 1986 ALA Best Children's Book of the Year and 1985 ALA Golden Kite Honor award winning children's novel "Prairie Songs", and the 1991 Edgar Allen Poe Best Juvenile Mystery award winner, "Stonewords". Richard Egielski is a Caldecott Medal winner and has illustrated many other children's books, including "Hey, Al", and the Tub People sequels, He has written and illustrated books including "Buz and Jazper", and "The Magic Balls", and "The Gingerbread Boy", both New York Times Best Illustrated Book award winners.
That's it for this month's book. See you soon.