Here is Marilyn Singer's website: http://marilynsinger.net/ and Ed Young's website: http://edyoungart.com/books.html
I found a video of Erin Stead explaining how she creates her illustrations. Very cool!
Here is her website:
One class also read The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins:
Tomorrow the theme is IMAGINATION! I have just the book to read! :-)
We also started Capture the Flag by Kate Messner in 3 classes. Don't worry, KME, we'll start tomorrow! Here is a cool website to learn about the flag that inspired the "Star Spangled Banner."
Comment to let me know what picture book you like best so far and why!