Elisha Cooper is the author of the children's books Dance! (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of 2001) and Magic Thinks Big, and of A Year in New York. He lives in Chicago with his wife and two daughters.
Cooper's first children's book creates a quirky, engaging look at the sights, sounds, and scents of a country fair. Whimsical watercolors are all color and squiggle—sometimes Cooper even labels the scenery (as in the first spread, where the words ``blue hill'' appear on same). Read full book review >