Stories We Tell to Children 

Each and every story we choose to tell to children makes a difference. Every month, an artist, maker, thinker, writer, someone inspirational will choose and read a children's book on camera for Tiny Publishings.

Book 

Hunter and His Dog 

Author: Brian Wildsmith 

Story of the virtues of care and compassion

Reader

Asako Shimazaki is an artist, exhibiting her work in both the US and Japan, and is represented in the permanent collection at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

She was born in Tokyo, Japan. In 1984, Shimazaki left Japan and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, and in 1991 completed her BFA in photography at the San Francisco Art Institute. 

She has been teaching in Montessori Children's House of the West Coast in San Francisco since 1998.

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Asako Shimazaki

Listen to the story 

Stories We Tell to Children

Book 

What Do You Do With an Idea? 
 
Written by Kobi Yamada

Illustrated by Mae Besom

Reader

Gozde Efe

Gozde is the creator of Tiny Publishings. 

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Reader

Ben Wood is a British visual artist living and working in San Francisco.

While a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Wood carried out a project to re-create the famous mural Man at the Crossroads painted by Diego Rivera in 1933 for the Rockefeller Center and destroyed in early, after controversy about its supposedly anti-capitalist imagery. Also while a student at MIT he created a documentary about MIT's oldest graduate dormitory, Ashdown House.

Over the past decade he has carried out public projects in San Francisco and exhibited in Mexico City, Honolulu and the United Kingdom. Many of his projects use digital media to display images in the built environment.

Book 

- to be announced -

Ben Wood
Pamela Baird

Reader

Pamela Baird is an active member of several non profit organizations in the Bay Area. She has been serving the City of Mountain View for over twenty years. She is the President of Mountain View Historical Association, a member of  environmental planning commission of City of Mountain View, and a member of Board of Directors (fund raising, donor relations) at Friends of Deer Hollow Farm. 

Book 

Into The Night We Are Rising

A magical tale to life as nighttime falls and children all over the world take flight, soaring high above, using clouds for pillow fights and space as their playground.

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Reader

Hamilton Henson

Book 

- to be announced -