Can Norman the amazing goldfish overcome his stage fright? A much-awaited new adventure from the creators of Not Norman.
Norman is one amazing goldfish! His owner knows Norman is sure to dazzle the crowd at Pet-O-Rama with his circles, bubbles, and flips—even though some kids don’t think a goldfish is a good pet. But when Norman is finally on stage, he freezes up and hides behind his plant. Poor Norman! Luckily, his owner plays a familiar song on the tuba, helping Norman to relax and show the crowd how amazing he really is. The popular stars of Not Norman return in a warm and wryly funny new story about being there for your fishy friend when he needs you most.
About the Author
Kelly Bennett is the author of Not Norman: A Goldfish Story, illustrated by Noah Z. Jones, as well as Vampire Baby andDad and Pop: An Ode to Fathers and Stepfathers, both illustrated by Paul Meisel, among many other books for children. Kelly Bennett divides her time between Westhampton, New York, and Houston, Texas.
Noah Z. Jones is the illustrator of Not Norman: A Goldfish Story by Kelly Bennett, as well as Those Shoes and A Bike Like Sergio’s, both written by Maribeth Boelts. He is also the creator of the animated television series Fish Hooks, Almost Naked Animals, and Pickle and Peanut. Noah Z. Jones lives in Southern California.
This is a fun read whether shared with the group or a child in a lap. The story moves quickly, and the bright, mostly full-bleed artwork will keep the attention of young readers. . .Three cheers for Norman the amazing goldfish—and this charming story! —Kirkus Reviews
A warm and wryly funny new picture book story by author/storyteller Kelly Bennett and artist/illustrator Noah Z. Jones about being there for your fishy friend when he needs you most. . . "Norman: One Amazing Goldfish!" is an especially recommended addition to family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library Pets/Wildlife picture book collections for children ages 4-8. —The Midwest Book Review
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
William Langson Lathrop
William F. Taylor
M. Elizabeth Price
S. George Phillips
Rae Sloan Bredin
Charles F. Ramsey
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.