40 Forever: Happy Birthday, Galileo!

Happy Birthday, Galileo!

Peter Sís won a Caldecott Honor Award for this beautifully illustrated book about the famous Italian Renaissance man.

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Sís, Peter. Starry
Messenger: A Book Depicting the Life of a Famous Scientist,
Mathematician, Astronomer, Philosopher, Physicist, Galileo Galilei
. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1996.

Peter Sís
is a bit of a Renaissance man himself. In addition to writing and painting, he is also a set designer and an award-winning filmmaker. He built a stage set for the famous Joffrey Ballet Company, and he even made a music video for Bob Dylan!

And speaking of Bob Dylan . . .

Here is a wonderful picture book adaptation of Bob Dylan’s song, Forever Young.

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Dylan, Bob, and Paul Rogers. Forever Young. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008.

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