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About Christian Slade
Christian Slade is best known as the artist and author of the graphic novel series Korgi. Even though he grew up in New Jersey and California and currently resides in Florida, it is at his art desk and in the pages of his sketchbook where he really lives. Drawing upon his travels and life experiences, Christian uses traditional media such as pen and ink, and watercolor to create his narrative artwork. He is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling childrens book Where Do Diggers Sleep At Night? and has created pictures for the monthly Ricky and Pals story in Ranger Rick Jr magazine for over nine years. Christian is also a prolific plein air artist and sketchbook enthusiast. Many of these personal and experimental works are in private collections around the world and for sale here on this website. He lives in Winter Garden Florida with his wife Ann and their twins Kate and Nate.
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What do diggers and tractors and forklifts and tankers do to get ready for the holidays? The same things that your family does! From trimming the tree and singing carols to gathering gifts and putting out milk and cookies for Santa, Christmastime for the beloved vehicles of Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? looks a lot like yours. Even Zambonis celebrate . . . on ice! Enjoy the rollicking rhymes as you watch the truck families prepare for Santa and even help pull his sleigh! Children who can't get enough of trucks will love Brianna Caplan Sayres's things-that-go holiday story.
Have you ever wondered what little airplanes do when it’s time for bed? Jumbo jets, biplanes, helicopters—even Air Force One!—power down, wash up, and listen to stories with mommy and daddy planes beneath a blanket of stars, getting ready to fly to dreamland. Little airplane lovers will be tickled to see how bedtime is just the same for their favorite flying vehicles as it is for them, as they come down to earth for sleepy time.
"Combining a quiet, nocturnal story with the ever popular subject of flying machines, this is a nifty bedtime book for budding aviators." —Kirkus Reviews
Have you ever wondered what little trains do when it’s time for bed? The same things you do! Freight trains, passenger trains, subways, trolleys—and more—wash up, have a snack, load their teddies for story time, and get rocked to sleep by mommy and daddy trains beneath a blanket of stars. Little train lovers with a one-track mind will gain a new affinity for their bedtime routine when they find they share it with their favorite vehicles.
“Sayres and Slade move naturally from their truck lullaby, Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? , to this nighttime serenade to all things train. Hopeful engineers will want to be able to identify the many different types of trains, and their out-of-the-know adults will appreciate this inclusive primer.” —Kirkus Reviews
Ahoy there! Have you ever wondered what little speedboats do when it's time for bed? The same things you do! Cruise ships, canoes, fishing boats--and more!--wash up, have a snack, stow their teddies for storytime, and get "docked" to sleep by mommies and daddies, once the tides calm. Children who can't get enough of boats will love this nautical nighttime story full of exciting and familiar watercraft. Little vehicle lovers will want to collect all the books by Brianna Caplan Sayres and Christian Slade, including Where Do Steam Trains Sleep at Night?, Where Do Jet Planes Sleep at Night?, and Where Do Diggers Celebrate Christmas?
Flowers, heart-shaped sweets, and homemade cards plus cement mixers, ice cream trucks, mail trucks--and more--make for a winning combination in this charming, rhyming board book about celebrating Valentine's Day with the ones you love. Even the ever-popular food truck sets a table for two in this easy to adore holiday book! Children who can't get enough of trucks will love all the books in the bestselling Where Do...series.