★ Part nature book, part art book, and one hundred percent a book on creativity and imagination " -- Kristin Guay, Starred Review, Youth Services Book Review
A unique and practical children's art-and-craft book, perfect for those who love Eric Carle, that looks to the natural world for inspiration and artistic materials.
Artists of all ages will be awed by flower petal pigs and snakes rendered in bright-green leaves and a full menagerie of clever, astonishing, and simply ingenious creative project ideas. An exuberant call to go outside, Leafy Critters inspires a deep appreciation for nature, art, and animals. Perfect for parents, teachers, and anyone searching for novel projects for kids of all ages. Printed on FSC-certified paper with vegetable-based inks.
About the Author Yvonne Lacet is an internationally celebrated artist and a photographer who works on projects in which urban environments, the landscape, and nature play an important role. Her work has been internationally exhibited at locations such as the Chelsea Art Museum, in New York City, and the FOAM, in Amsterdam.