Gold Mom's Choice Award-Children's Picture Book
London Book Festival Honorable Mention
What happens if you give a mouse a "Cookie?" You get a wonderful children's tale from Cookie Schultz about Tobias the mouse...keeper of the history of Morgantown, WV and the Old Stone House, one of WV's oldest and most historic buildings. In this beautifully illustrated children's book, Sammy visits the Old Stone House with his grandmother and meets Tobias. Comfortable in his little home under the steps, Tobias tells Sammy the history of the area through journals left to him by his ancestors.
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Mary Louise "Cookie" Soldo Schultz has over a forty year career in education and has recently retired from teaching classes in the Honors College at West Virginia University. She is a recipient of a number of teaching awards and has received numerous grants including fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the West Virginia Humanities Council. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in French Language and Literature and Art History. Her publications include a chapter entitled "Studies in France" in Blanche Lazzell: The Life and Work of an American Modernist (2004) and an essay on Blanche Lazzell in the West Virginia Encyclopedia (2006). She co-authored, with her husband Bernie, an instructor's manual for the sixth edition of H.W. Janson's History of Art (2001) and a chapter entitled, "Cass Gilbert and the Classical Tradition." (2014). Cookie lives in Morgantown with her husband.
About the Illustrator
Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Teets is a 2012 summa cum laude graduate of Alderson-Broaddus College where she earned a B.F.A focusing on visual art with a minor in creative writing. After completing two semesters of graduate work at West Virginia University, Ashley continued her graduate study through the Simmons College satellite graduate program at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Her awards include nine Mom's Choice Awards, Indie Book and Indie Excellence Awards, an International Book Award, a USA News Best Book Award and three Creative Child Magazine Awards. Ashley is also a portrait artist, muralist and instructor for Da Vinci and Dessert, a West Virginia based painting event service. For more information please visit AshleyTeetsIllustration.com.
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Book Description Headline Books, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Ashley Teets (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M1882658213