Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw in 2007. They have been nominated for the Bologna Ragazzi Award and the IBBY Honor List.
Using a mix of brief text and detailed illustrations, this
large-format book provides an informational feast...While the
spreads are attention-grabbing, they also clearly communicate data
in a number of ways, through labels, cross sections, cutaways, and
sequenced processes. Students will return to this work again and
again. Consider for injecting life into introductions to earth
--School Library Journal (starred review)
Through accessible cartooning, the husband-and-wife duo brings a
light, playful touch to topics like water pressure, plumbing, and
fossilization. Readers will feel like scientists and explorers with
each page turn.
This creative duo is the one behind the bestselling "Maps" --
and has come up with another book that will become an object of
obsession. Kids (and parents) can pour over it much in the manner
of the old Richard Scarry books.
Under Water, Under Earth is terrific, well-written, profusely
illustrated, informative, engaging.