Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • An observant boy sees many things on his way home from school. A dog, a truck, a bird, a butterfly ... these ordinary urban experiences become artistic inspiration for the boy. When he gets home, he draws all of the things he saw. Now he can see them...


  • In this easy-to-read picture book, Ted Lewin invites readers to explore animal camouflage in the rain forest with a seek-and-find game. "I am a bird. Can you see me?" asks a toucan hidden amongst the trees. "I am a snake. Can you see me?" challeng...


  • Animals herd, carry, pull, and even ... keep us company! This nonfiction, easy-to-read picture book transports readers from an open field to a desert to a snowy tundra as animals of all kinds perform some very important work. The book ends with an en...


  • Majestic paintings by Caldecott Honor winner Ted Lewin illustrate a guessing game that fosters an appreciation of both art and science, while introducing animals in the five major biomes: grassland, desert, forest, tundra, and water. Inspired by his ...


  • Look! An elephant eats. Look! Giraffes drink. Look! A warthog digs. A gorilla hides, wild dogs listen, zebras run, monkeys sit, hippos splash, and a rhino naps. Each line of text is illustrated by a two-page spread with a beautiful painting of an ani...


  • There was a time when horses dominated every aspect of American life. Now Kensington Stables, just off Brooklyn's Prospect Park, is one of the last remaining stables in New York City. This book is about that stable: its past, its present, and its unc...


  • All rivers in India are sacred, and the Ganges most of all. Every year, more than one million Hindu pilgrims journey to Benares to renew themselves in its waters. Caldecott Honor medalist Ted Lewin joined the pilgrims at the river's edge for an exper...


  • Caldecott Honor-winner Ted Lewin takes readers on a thrilling journey to the wilds of Peru in this story of Hiram Bingham, who, in 1911, carved a treacherous path through snake-filled jungles and across perilous mountains in search of Vilcapampa, the...


  • Even before Kum Kau Chinese Take Out opens, there's so much to do. The deliveryman arrives. The cooks clean the kitchen from top to bottom. Then chop, chop, chop, they slice and dice the fresh meat and vegetables. But when the customers arrive, Kum K...






  • The Civil War divided the United States and pitted North against South, brother against brother, and often children against children. On the eve of a fateful battle, Stephen, a drummer boy in the "Red Legs" regiment, thinks of home and the fight ahea...


  • A boy encounters a sea lion, a vermillion flycatcher, a hawk, finches, and a giant tortoise when he spends a day and night alone on an island in the Galapagos, in an exotic adventure by a Caldecott Honor winner....


  • It is early morning, and the haunting cry of the muezzin drifts in the air above the city of Fez, Morocco. Abdul and his grandfather are walking to work-past souk after souk of carpet sellers and weavers, leatherworkers and metalsmiths, then out thro...


  • From the overnight transformation of an empty field into a glittering midway...to the opening day parade and fireworks...to the barns filled with animals and their proud 4-H owners, Ted Lewin captures all the excitement, sights, smells, and tastes of...


  • Go on a trip around the globe and visit the marketplace! With gorgeous watercolor paintings, Ted Lewin’s Market! is a beautiful and child-friendly look at diverse cultures around the world.From the highlands of the Andes to the steamy jungles of ...





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    Lush paintings and a detailed text provide an intriguing look at life among the reindeer herders of Lapland, detailing a reindeer roundup, a traditional Lapp wedding, family celebrations, and other aspects of life in the frigid Arctic world....