What is your favorite illustration style? Mine has to be the use of collage. My favorite collage illustrator is Lois Ehlert. Her latest book is:
by Lois Ehlert
This story features a dog that can talk. He answers his owner's questions with the following words: Ralph, Roof, Bark, Rough, Wolf and Yep. It is a cute story that young children are sure to enjoy. Besides the illustrations, I loved the text usage. When Ralph is speaking the text is dark black and large. I also love the use of everyday items in the collage illustrations. What is Ralph's nose made out of? A pop can tab! His eyes appear to be buttons and his teeth are a zipper.
Here are some other books by Ehlert that show her fascinating illustration style:
And here are some of her other great books:
Many of Ehlert's books are also available in Spanish versions.
Here are some websites to check out to learn more:
A video interview with Lois Ehlert from Reading Rockets
A Brief Biography and Review of her books
A great Lois Ehlert Author Study
There is also this great book full of wonderful activities related to her books: