Books by Christopher Bing

Released: Oct. 1, 2010

This unusual edition of the classic cautionary tale features no fewer than three versions: the familiar Brothers Grimm one; a lesser-known sequel from the same source in which Little Red and her grandma are on the alert this time; and, as a lagniappe, Perrault's earlier and darker rendition on a small folio glued to the rear endpaper. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Its unusual appearance is guaranteed to draw readers to it; its striking graphics will keep them poring over the pages. (Biography. 10-13)"
Designed by Rich Deas to resemble in both look and size a yellowed memorial issue of a 19th-century tabloid, this one-year-later account of Lincoln's youth and political career features a linked set of lengthy, sharply analytical articles and a distinct period look, courtesy of Bing's always eye-catching illustrations. Read full book review >
THE STORY OF LITTLE BLACK SAMBO by Helen Bannerman
ANIMALS
Released: Dec. 1, 2003

"Simply superb. (Picture book. 3-7)"
The most controversial children's picture book in history is richly resurrected with truly sumptuous illustrations in a gorgeous oversized format. Read full book review >
POETRY
Released: Dec. 1, 2001

"Less a picture book than an illustrated poem, this offering may well serve to excite new audiences in a work to which everyone knows the opening lines—but nothing else. (Picture book/poetry. 8-12)"
An extraordinarily beautiful piece of bookmaking attempts to breathe new life into one of American literature's hoariest classics. Read full book review >
POETRY
Released: Nov. 1, 2000

"A solid hit. (Poetry. 8+)"
"The outlook wasn't brilliant for the Mudville nine that day. . . ." Read full book review >