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Nikki McClure, What Will These Hands Make?

Please join us for a very special author event. Author/illustrator Nikki McClure has been one of our very favorites for years.

Her newest book, What Will These Hands Make? is a lovely thing. Nikki is a self-taught cut-paper artist and the author-illustrator of many books for children, including In; To Market, To Market; Waiting for High Tide; and Mama, Is It Summer Yet? 

Check out her website here.

 

Event date: 

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 6:30pm

Event address: 

Secret Garden
2214 NW Market St
Seattle, WA 98107
What Will These Hands Make? Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419725760
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - February 25th, 2020

A picture book that celebrates community and creativity from acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure
 
This lyrical picture book from beloved creator Nikki McClure follows a family through one day and muses in the possibilities that one day holds—from enjoying treats at the bakery, to admiring handmade goods from local artisan shops, to observing the new constru


How to Be a Cat Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419734991
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 7th, 2019

In this tender board book, a kitten practices the basics of feline behavior over the course of a day. A single word of text per spread teaches readers “how to be a cat”—how to stretch, clean, pounce, feast—while the striking paper cuts illustrate the kitten’s attempts to imitate an adult cat’s mastery of each skill.


All in a Day Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781419726125
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - May 2nd, 2017

This lovely book illuminates all the possibilities a day offers—the opportunities and chances that won’t ever come again—and also delivers a gentle message of good stewardship of our planet.


Apple Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419736315
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - September 10th, 2019

The life cycle of an apple, illustrated by acclaimed cut-paper artist Nikki McClure
 
This board book, featuring Nikki McClure’s signature papercuts, follows the journey of a bright red apple—the only splash of color in the otherwise black-and-white illustrations—as it travels from tree to harvest to snack to compost and, finally, to sprout.


Mama, Is It Summer Yet? Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781419728280
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 3rd, 2018

In this charming book, one little boy can’t wait for summer to arrive. He keeps asking, “Mama, is it summer yet?” Mama responds saying, ”Not yet,” but there are plenty of signs that indicate spring is changing into summer: The earth is soft and there are seeds to plant, birds singing, ducklings in the pond, and pink blossoms blooming.


The Golden Thread: A Song for Pete Seeger Cover Image
By Colin Meloy, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062368256
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 17th, 2018

With dazzling, lyrical verse in the folk revival style and stunning cut-paper illustrations, Colin Meloy and Nikki McClure pay tribute to Pete Seeger, a visionary who changed the world with song. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6.


The Great Chicken Escape Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781944903220
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Published: Cameron Kids - May 1st, 2018

Good morning, Chickens. Chickens run! Chickens roam. Chickens go home. Chickens, good night.

This simple and spare picture book about four chickens fleeing their coop for the day in the Alaska wild features Nikki McClure’s signature cut-paper artwork and a beautiful die-cut cover.


Waiting for High Tide Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781419716560
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Waiting for High Tide has earned two STARRED reviews from Publisher's Weekly and Kirkus! 

For one young boy, it’s a perfect summer day to spend at the beach with his family. He scours the high tide line for treasures, listens to the swizzling sound of barnacles, and practices walking the plank. But mostly he waits for high tide.


In Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781419714863
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - March 3rd, 2015

I only want to stay in.
In my pajamas.
Inside.
In. In. In.

For a boy and his toy giraffe, today is the perfect day to stay in.


Things to Make and Do Journal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781570615641
Availability: Special Order
Published: Sasquatch Books - June 26th, 2007

This gorgeous new journal from popular Northwest artist Nikki McClure is the perfect place to record all the projects to build, plans to make, recipes to cook, things to wish for, books to read, places to travel, presents to give, and experiences to discover, to name just a few.


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