Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia RylantSeaside Picture BooksEpisode 133

The Storm

Life with only the sea can be lonely. Just ask Pandora and Seabold—they've lived most of their lives with the sea,  and they're each quite used to being alone. Or they were. But one day, something extraordinary happens... (this book is the beginning of a series)

Cynthia RylantJanuary Picture BooksJanuary Picture Books

Little Penguins

Newbery Medal–winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning, bestselling illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day.   Snowflakes? Many snowflakes. Winter is coming. So begins this ever-so-simple story. As the snow...

Cynthia RylantFavorites from 2017


This one has my vote for the 2017 Caldecott. A work of art, and a picture book that will leave you with fresh hope and eyes wide open to the beauty that surrounds you everyday.

Cynthia RylantAugust Picture BooksAugust Picture Books

Night in the Country

**Description from Amazon: There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls -- pump! -- from the tree. Listen. Go to the window. Across the field a light glows. Who else is up so ...

Cynthia RylantJanuary Picture BooksJanuary Picture Books


**Description from Amazon: Cynthia Rylant’s lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world created by Lauren Stringer’s illustrations, in which a young girl, her friend, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer.

Cynthia RylantDecember Picture BooksDecember Picture Books

Christmas In The Country

**Description from Amazon: On the 20th anniversary of their first collaboration, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor artist Diane Goode reunite for a story about the joy and warmth of Christmastime.Cynthia Rylant returns to her Appalachian roots in this story of a young girl who lives with her grandparents in ...

Cynthia RylantOctober Picture BooksOctober Picture Books


**Description from Amazon: Scarecrows. They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize. Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant’s rich and poignant story, powerfully illustrated by Lauren String...

Cynthia RylantNovember Picture BooksNovember Picture Books

In November

**Description from Amazon: In November, the air grows cold and the earth and all of its creatures prepare for winter. Animals seek food and shelter. And people gather together to celebrate their blessings with family and friends. Cynthia Rylant's lyrical language and Jill Kastner's rich, cozy paintings capture the cherished m...