Annal: 1992 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction

Results of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award in the year 1992.

Book:Talking With Artists

Talking With Artists

Pat Cummings

Pat Cummings draws out personal stories and practical advice from talented and popular artists. Artists answer questions about how they got their first job, what their studios are like, what they do all day, and where they get their inspiration. Though the artists’ answers are as unique and varied as their work, all of these remarkably talented people share a great passion for communicating with the world through illustration.

Book:The Handmade Alphabet

The Handmade Alphabet

Laura Rankin

Presents the handshape for each letter of the American manual alphabet accompanied by an object whose name begins with that letter.

Book:Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

Lois Ehlert

Lois Ehlert uses watercolor collage and pieces of actual seeds, fabric, wire, and roots in this innovative and rich introduction to the life of a tree. A special glossary explains how roots absorb nutrients, what photosynthesis is, how sap circulates, and other facts about trees.

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