March 24th, 2014
Lately, there has been a lot of hype about Chip Kidd’s new book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” (Workman Publishing). It’s been pretty exciting and we’re always happy to share that information. But, here’s some fun different news to share!
The WINK website, a great place where they do cool “paper book” reviews, decided to review an older Chip Kidd book titled, “Chip Kidd: Work 1986-2006, Book One”. Wow!It’s really great and also has some seriously awesome photos of the book to share.
CLICK HERE to check that out!
Right here, right now, we want to mention one of our favorite websites called NON-FICTION MONDAY. If you have never visited that site it’s a lot of fun. One of the jobs they do very well there is to help keep people up to date on brand-new non-fiction books for children and teens. So, we’re totally honored that, today, they posted a wonderful book review for Chip Kidd’s latest book, GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design (Workman Publishing).
The reviewer is also a Teacher/Librarian and she mentioned the possibility of creating a year-long curriculum centered around design principles and using Chip Kidd's book as the textbook for one of her MS art classes. WOW!
To read the review please CLICK HERE!
We wanna thank Ollie Ottoman over at the GROUND CONTROL website for writing a completely wonderful review for Chip Kidd ‘s latest book, GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design (Workman Publishing). It’s kinda short, but very well thought out and he even linked to this website… AWESOME!
So, readers of this site, please go give it a quick read ( it’s fun) CLICK HERE!
Daphne Lee (pictured up above) is a writer, editor, book reviewer and teacher. She runs a Facebook group called “The Places You Will Go” for lovers of all kinds of literature. She also does book reviews for THE STAR ONLINE and she just posted a wonderful book review for Chip Kidd’s latest book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” (Workman Publishing).
To read the review online please CLICK HERE!
February 15th, 2014
Here’s some completely wonderful news. Karin Perry, over at the MSL BLOG (the Official Web log of the American Association of School Librarians), just published a very nice book review for their “What To Read Wednesday” article area. It’s great and quite an honor actually!
To read the full article, CLICK HERE!
December 22nd, 2013
THE AGE, one of the very best independent newspapers in Melbourne, Australia, just published a book review/interview they had with Chip Kidd. It appeared on their “Entertainment” page and the main focus was Chip’s new book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” (Workman Publishing). The article was conducted by the reporter, Ray Edgar, and we have to say that he must have researched everything like crazy! I mean, the piece is extremely well-written. Thanks Ray, Good Job!
December 22nd, 2013
We’re completely honored that “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” by Chip Kidd (Workman Books) has been given a wonderful book review over at the CREATIVE CONSUMPTION website. This is the official blog for the University of the Arts (Philadelphia, PA) and, as we all know, they’re pretty serious about “Design” over there! You can read the review right now by clicking HERE!
December 21st, 2013
Oh My God, WOW! Look at what was spotted in a recent issue of Entertainment Weekly Magazine… a prominent mention of Chip Kidd’s latest book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design”, that was just published by Workman Books. Oh man, this is sooooo cool!! Thank you EW!!
December 7th, 2013
Chip Kidd’s new book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design”, just got another wonderful book review and we could not be happier. The cool thing about it is that the review was done as both an audio clip that you can listen to and it’s also an article you can read… Hey, that’s fun and quirky!
It was spoken/written by Beth Golay for KMUW 98.1 Wichita Public Radio. Now, we couldn’t embed the clip here at this site but if you CLICK HERE you can hear it in it’s entirety and we ask that you please do so because it’s really cool. (Thank you Beth, and good job).
Chip Kidd’s GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design Nominated For YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Book Award
December 5th, 2013
WOW! We have some totally wonderful news to share right here! Chip Kidd’s new book, “GO! A Kidd’s Guide To Graphic Design” (Workman Publishing) has been nominated as a 2014 Finalist for the YALSA BOOK AWARD!!
The YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction honors the best nonfiction book published for young adults (ages 12-18) during a Nov. 1 - Oct. 31 publishing year. The award winner will be announced annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting Youth Media Awards, with a shortlist of up to five titles named the first week of December.
The other books included in this year’s shortlist include:
The Nazi Hunters: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi written by Neal Bascomb, published by Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
Imprisoned: The Betrayal of Japanese Americans During World War II written by Martin W. Sandler, published by Walker Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Inc.
Courage Has No Color: The True Story of the Triple Nickles, America’s First Black Paratroopers written by Tanya Lee Stone, published by Candlewick Press.
The President Has Been Shot! The Assassination of John F. Kennedy written by James L. Swanson, published by Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.
OK, this is some amazing competition and we want to wish all the other Authors and Publishers the very most best of luck. But, to be honest… we hope we win, ha ha! Hey, check out this cool promo video they made for the event. Plus, stay tuned to CHIPKIDD.COM for more future news about this book award publishing news. Also – Thank you Yalsa!!