Christopher Myers

Books by This Illustrator

Blues Journey

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 9-12

Rich paintings in limited colors convey the power of a people and a piece of their history. Done in the cadence of the Blues, this unique and powerful picture book inspired by the uniquely African American music and related experience is for older readers.

Harlem

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 6-9

Experienced readers will enjoy this stunning and sophisticated visit to Harlem in word and image. Landmarks like the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater are included and invite discussion.

Jabberwocky

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 6-9

Stunning, semi-abstract illustrations create a contemporary, recognizable setting for Lewis Carroll's now classic nonsense poem. An illustrator's note provides background for the choice of the Jabberwock as a many-fingered ball handler on an urban basketball court.

Jazz

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 9-12

Experience the explosion of color and movement of jazz as you pulsate with its beat in a vibrant series of poems and paintings. This father-and-son team explores a variety of jazz forms in an unforgettable book.

In 2008, the first Odyssey Award for distinguished children's/young adult audiobook was presented to this read-along title. This package brings together the illustrations of the book with the featured Jazz music.

Lies & Other Tall Tales

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 6-9

Can a lie be so good that you don’t want to know the truth? Well, you may think so as you read these entertaining, outlandish and sometimes irreverent tales adapted and splendidly illustrated for younger readers.

Looking Like Me

Illustrated by: Christopher Myers
Age Level: 6-9

A boy named Jeremy defines himself in the context of his world. The animated narrator begins by looking in the mirror and seeing a boy, and then adds brother, son, artist, writer, and more as he interacts with his family and community. The lively poem concludes with a look at a very young author and illustrator and a short list of how they self-define.