Many years ago, author and illustrator Ashley Bryan came into possession of an “Appraisement of the Estate” document involving 11 slaves, some cattle, and some cotton that were about to be put up f
In author Andrea Beaty’s lively new rhyming picture book called Ada Twist, Scientist, young Ada Marie begins life as a quiet and unassuming baby who doesn’t talk until she turns three.
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles, written by Michelle Cuevas with illustrations by Erin Stead, is unique in its story and powerfully engaging.
In Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon by author-illustrator Torben Kuhlmann furry and meticulous little Armstrong stands on a stack of boxes and cartons each night,
In the hilarious new picture book called Inspector Flytrap: Book 1 by Tom Angleberger the cerebral Inspector Flytrap is a—well, flytrap.
In author Mara Rockliff’s enchanting new picture book Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles, it’s April, 1916—a presidential election year—and two ram
Randy Cecil (Brontorina) is the illustrator of over 20 books for children. His latest, Lucy, which he wrote and illustrated, feels like a remnant of a bygone age.
Claire Garralon’s Black Cat & White Cat is a short, simple walk through a world of visual contrast.
Bob the Artist is a 32-page hardcover picture book about self-acceptance and bullying.
Harold’s Hungry Eyes is a deliciously adorable book about a Boston Terrier named Harold whose mind is always on the next meal.
It’s pretty astonishing that an animal dubbed as “monstrous” and “frightful” could win the hearts of people from one end of Europe to the other, but that is exactly what happens in author Emily Arn
Avi’s story collection The Most Important Thing brings to life seven very real family situations and experiences that are quite common today.
“African folktales always invite us to talk about how characters behave,” writes acclaimed author Beverley Naidoo in the foreword to her latest title, a patchy collection of stories hailing from ni
Megalopolis and the Visitor from Outer Space by Clea Dieudonne, may be one of the most unique picture books out there for children ages four to eight—not necessarily because of its story l
Animal Parade makes learning fun with its stylish and tactile design as a puzzle book introducing the key concepts of bigger and smaller.
This unique book is a must-have for art lovers and the budding artist or art aficionado. This book is a mixture of biography, picture book, and memoir.
Abraham Lincoln: From Log Cabin to White House is an accounting of Lincoln’s humble beginnings in Kentucky to the height of his prominence and prestige as president of the United States.
“Raymie Nightingale is filled with humor, poignancy, and life-sized lessons.
“The illustrations are adorable . . .”
Since her first picture was posted on Reddit in 2012, the Internet has been substantially owned by Grumpy Cat.
The best picture books are, of course, highly entertaining. It might be argued that when they are also edifying, they become even more memorable. Add in gorgeous art and you have a classic.
Love from The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a simply told story for three to five year olds that is filled with colorful illustrations done by Eric Carle.
Heroes don’t have to be big. They don’t even have to be human.
In Little Worm’s Big Question by Eva Schlunke, a tiny worm who feels bullied and ignored takes a wise little grasshopper’s advice and sets out to find what makes him special to the world.
Middle school readers will love the Alcatraz series, of which Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is the first title, originally published in 2007 and rereleased in 2016.