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New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season 2018
December 4, 2018 by Michelle Mackin
SVA Holiday Gift Guide Book Ediiton

To follow yesterday's holiday gift guide, here is a roundup of books that were written or illustrated (or both!) by talented SVA alumni and faculty. Scroll down for a selection of books in a variety of genres that are sure to please everyone on your "nice" list.

Children's Books

SVA Features: New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Gloria’s Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem—Feminist, Activist, Leader
Aura Lewis (MFA 2017 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Ages 4 and up
Hardcover, $16.95; e-book, $9.99

Feminist Baby Finds Her Voice!
Loryn Brantz (BFA 2007 Animation)
Ages 2 and under
Board book, $9.99

Jack B. Ninja
Tim McCanna and Stephen Savage (MFA 1996 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Ages 3 – 5
Hardcover, $16.99; e-book, $10.99

Khalida and the Most Beautiful Song
Amanda Moeckel (MFA 2015 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Ages 4 – 8
Hardcover, $17.99

Cartoons/Comics

SVA Features: New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Blackbird
Sam Humphries, illustrated by Jen Bartel (BFA 2009 Illustration)
Comic book series, $3.99 per issue

Come Again
Nate Powell (BFA 2000 Cartooning)
Hardcover, $24.99; e-book, $21.99

The Weatherman
Written by Jody Leheup, illustrated by Nathan Fox (chair, MFA Visual Narrative; MFA 2002 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Comic book series, softcover/e-book, $3.99 per issue (both formats)

D C-T!
Joana Avillez (MFA 2012 Illustration as Visual Essay) and Molly Young
Hardcover, $20; e-book, $10.99

The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion
Gerard Way (BFA 1999 Cartooning), illustrated by Gabriel Ba
Comic book miniseries, $3.99 per issue

Illustrated Nonfiction

SVA Features: New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler
John Hendrix (MFA 2003 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Hardcover, $24.99; softcover, $16.99; e-book, $9.99

Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
Nora Krug (MFA 2004 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Hardcover, $30; e-book, $14.99

Escaping Wars and Waves: Encounters with Syrian Refugees
Olivier Kugler (MFA 2002 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Hardcover, $24.95

The Bridge: How the Roeblings Connected Brooklyn to New York
Peter J. Tomasi and Sara DuVall (BFA 2015 Cartooning)
Hardcover, $24.99; e-book, $9.99

Design

SVA Features: New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Sagmeister & Walsh: Beauty
Stefan Sagmeister (faculty, MFA Design) and Jessica Walsh (faculty, BFA Design)
Softcover, $39.95

The Intergalactic Design Guide: Harnessing the Creative Power of Social Design
Cheryl Heller (chair, MFA Design for Social Innovation)
Hardcover, $30; e-book, $29.99

Design for Children: Play, Ride, Learn, Eat, Create, Sit, Sleep
Kimberlie Birks (MFA 2011 Design Criticism)
Hardcover, $59.95

Milton Glaser Posters: 427 Examples from 1965 to 2017
Milton Glaser (acting chairman, SVA Board)
Softcover, $29.99

Free Hand New Typography Sketchbooks
Steven Heller and Lita Talarico (co-chairs, MFA Design)
Hardcover, $55.00; softcover, $37.50

Photography

SVA Features: New SVA Books to Gift this Holiday Season

Taradiddle
Charles H. Traub (chair, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media)
Hardcover, €40

Seabird
Bobby Doherty (BFA 2011 Photography)
Hardcover, £35

Born Free and Equal: The Story of Loyal _______-Americans
Joseph Maida (chair, BFA Photography and Video)
Hardcover (edition of 20), $245; softcover (edition of 300), $45

The Untamed Eye
Stephanie Pfriender Stylander (BFA 1983 Photography)
Hardcover, $45

Almost Naked
Shen Wei (MFA 2006 Photography, Video and Related Media)
Hardcover (edition of 500), €45

Bonus Book

book cover for "Little Women" illustrated by Shreya Gupta. light blue background with a leaf decal and illustrations of piano keys, a book, a hand mirror and a paintbrush

Little Women: 150th Anniversary Edition
Louisa May Alcott, illustrated by Shreya Gupta (MFA 2017 Illustration as Visual Essay)
Hardcover, $24.99