Michael Hall

Saturday, September 9, 11AM

Celebrate with Michael Hall as he launches his newest picture book, Little i!

Experience the drama as Little i loses his dot and watches it rolls down a hill. Then, journey with him as he goes on a quest to find his dot. Will he end in triump by finding his dot and placing it back on his head? Or will he begin a new life as a dot-less i? Join us at this special celebratory story time with Michael Hall to find out how Little i's story ends!


Saturday, 9 September 2017 - 11:00am
Little i Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062383006
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 5th, 2017

“A playful exploration of language and punctuation with expressive alphabet characters, an exciting journey, and a triumphant ending. ...An inventive and well-executed story and design make this an excellent choice for young storytimes and a strong selection for most collections.” — School Library Journal

Wonderfall Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062382986
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - September 6th, 2016

“The spare text knits a tapestry of gentle, joyous scenes. ...Hall’s digital artwork employs a bold palette on white and soft- to deep-blue backgrounds, accentuating the text’s warmly affectionate tone. ...A haunting journey through autumn and a lovely triumph.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Red: A Crayon's Story Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062252098
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

“[A] fresh approach to colors and feelings. . . . Readers will share all the emotional elements of the tale—humor, despair, sadness, frustration, and finally, excitement.” — Booklist (starred review)

“When a red-labeled crayon discovers he’s actually blue, he finds joy, ebullience and acceptance. . . . Hall’s compositions . . . convey a strong sense of emotion. Red captures [his feelings] . . . in an exuberant, far-reaching sky. Smartly designed and appealing, Red’s story offers much for discussion and affirmation.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Crayon Red may be labeled red, but he colors blue. . . . Once he lets go of his label and proclaims, “I’m blue!” everything turns around . . . Smart design, bold colors, and sharp details keep the story both effective and amusing.” — Horn Book Magazine

“Red is a crayon, and children will see his problem right away: his label reads ‘red,’ but he’s blue. . . . The overly cheerful encouragement Red endures will sound familiar to any child who’s struggled to perform. . . . Unexpectedly affecting.” — Publishers Weekly

“Funny and poignant . . . Hall’s latest picture book is all about staying true to oneself, no matter what others say. . . . Witty and heartwarming [and] sure to become a favorite for children and adults alike.” — School Library Journal

“Funny and clever, with a wonderful message about embracing who we are.” — Huffington Post

“This story of mistaken identity has a simple yet profound premise that makes it feel fresh.” — USA Today

“[A] smart, insightful coming-of-age story for [the] youngest readers.” — Shelf Awareness

My Heart Is Like a Zoo Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780061915109
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Greenwillow Books - December 22nd, 2009

“It stole my heart.” — Robert Sabuda, New York Times bestselling author

“Starting with one simple shape, Michael Hall shows us a nearly infinite number of ways to make a menagerie of love.” — Brian Selznick, Caldecott Medalist

“Now hear this! The art in this book will astonish Earth!” — Chris Raschka, Caldecott Medalist

“Michael Hall’s My Heart Is Like a Zoo is a combination of deceptive simplicity and gorgeous graphic design. Colorful, fun, and thoroughly enjoyable.” — Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Caldecott Honor Artist, New York Times bestselling author

“The bold digital collages of zoo animals in this debut picture book are clear and bright, and the simple rhymes about feelings will have preschoolers savoring the words, joining in, and pointing at every playful zoo scene.” — ALA Booklist

“Animals, adjectives and hearts—lots of hearts—combine in this bright, appealing selection, reminiscent of the works of Lois Ehlert.” — Kirkus Reviews

“Children just learning about shapes will revel in these pages.” — Publishers Weekly

“This title will have a wide audience, whether in a classroom, library, or at home. An outstanding choice for one-on-one sharing.” — School Library Journal

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