Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright

Seeing Into Tomorrow: Haiku by Richard Wright, Biography and illustrations by Nina Crews. Haiku copyright © 1998 Ellen Wright. All other text & illustrations copyright © 2018 Nina Crews. Published Millbrook Press ISBN 978-1-5124-1865-1  ISBN 978-1-5124-9862-2 (eb pdf)   New for Spring 2018!! Take a peek at my new book! In the last 18 months of his life, Richard Wright, the author of Native Son and Black Boy, created over 4000 haiku. These luminous poems are a perfect introduction for children to this important African American writer. I have illustrated twelve of his haiku with photo collages, highlighting everyday experiences and […]

The Neighborhood Sing-Along

©Nina Crews 2011 Greenwillow Books, HarperCollins Publishers ISBN 9780061850639 • Bank Street Children’s Book Committee – Building Blocks Selection for Children Five & Under Playground songs and classroom songs, silly songs and sweet songs, wake–up songs and bedtime songs… Everyday, children, parents, friends, brothers, and sisters sing songs to one another. Nina Crews brings her energetic style of illustration to this collection of thirty-four perennial favorites. From “Miss Mary Mack” (watching fireworks from her balcony) to “London Bridge” (built by a brother and sister in the living room) to “Skip to My Lou (in a rolling green park), the songs […]