Books by Charles Sullivan

AMERICAN FOLK by Charles Sullivan
adapted by Charles Sullivan, illustrated by Warren Infield
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 1998

"Stick with more vibrant collections, such as Neil Philip's American Fairy Tales (1996), Mary Pope Osborne's American Tall Tales (1991) or Robert D. San Souci's Cut from the Same Cloth (1993). (Folklore. 9-12)"
Sullivan (Imaginary Animals, 1996, etc.) strips some classics of all their energy, rendering the tellings bloodless and often boring. Read full book review >
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 1996

"Lovely. (Poetry. 10+)"
That many of these animals are not imaginary at all hardly detracts from the excellent selection of more than 80 poems juxtaposed with stunning works of art—photos, paintings, drawings, and sculpture—in this sequel to Sullivan's Imaginary Gardens (1989). Read full book review >
NUMBERS AT PLAY by Charles Sullivan
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 1992

"Full citations to the art, with brief but informative comments on the artists. (Nonfiction/Picture book. 4-8)"
In a counting-book companion to Sullivan's Alphabet Animals (1991), the numbers up to 10 as seen in works of art. Read full book review >
NONFICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 1991

"Poetry Title and Author Index,'' fortunately, includes prose. (Nonfiction. 8+)"
Though the intention here is admirable, the subtitle is misleading at best. Read full book review >
ALPHABET ANIMALS by Charles Sullivan
ABC BOOKS
Released: Sept. 1, 1991

"A splendid way to introduce fine art—or the alphabet. (Picture book. 3-7)"
Twenty-six glorious works of art, distinguished by their appeal for children, excellent reproduction, and variety—a lion from a Japanese photographer, Calder's folded kangaroo, an ancient Iranian ibex in bronze, an abstract-expressionist whale, a romantic tiger by Delacroix, a Warhol rhinoceros. Read full book review >