Swirl by Swirl: Spirals in Nature

Swirl by Swirl

Swirl by Swirl is one of the most beautiful books of the year. I can’t get enough of it. Krommes’ colored scratchboard illustrations invite the reader to slow down and quietly enter the world that she and poet Joyce Sidman have created, a world of spirals in nature. Each page is perfectly designed with special […]

Our busy weekend

Rick Allen and Robin Smith

Friday night we all got dressed up and went to the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, then out to a posh dinner — very late — and back to work the next morning for the Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium. (More on both of these events soon from Roger and others. More photos, too.) Robin did […]