This book is not for the uninitiated in comics or graphic novels of either today or those past.
Young children have always been among the most vulnerable members of society, and yet they have not always been regarded as such.
Willy's Stories, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne, is not your typical children’s book.
“undeniable charm of Kinney’s art. . . . hilarious. . . . remarkable. . . . good comic timing.”
Here's the premise of The Finger Sports Game: draw a face on the tip of one or more of your long fingers, then stick it through the hole(s) to pretend you are the head of the body
Eric Carle has sold in excess of 40 million copies of his 70 plus books. Remarkably, at 86, he is still creating.
If ever a story cried out to be conveyed as a graphic novel it’s this one.
As almost any child from a Jewish home can attest, sometimes all the hooplah surrounding Christmas can make Hanukkah seem pale by comparison—even if you do get eight presents for Hanukkah.
Children's picture books with photographs are often jarring and quickly dated. Not so with The Reindeer Wish.
Ed Vere’s Max the Brave is reminiscent of P. D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother? Told in a similar style to Mr.
The board book Owl Howl by Paul Friester and Philippe Goossens has been translated from the German and into English by Erica Stenfalt—and thank goodness!
Lenny & Lucy, written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E.
The Marvels by Brian Selznick, author and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret, is a multilayered masterpiece in which the illustrated story tells of a theatrical family, t
The Little Water Sprite was first published in 1956. By today’s standards, precious little happens in this coming of age tale about a young, curious water sprite.
Author Adam Mansbach calls his international bestsellers Go the Fuck to Sleep and You Have to Fucking Eat (both reviewed in NYJB) “obscene fake children’s books.” The inspiration
"ideal for a story time . . ."
“What was the point of being different if you couldn’t be special?”
Anna Llenas’ The Color Monster: A Pop-up Book of Feelings is an adorable book for ages 3–7.
“Imaginary friends are like books. We’re created, we’re enjoyed, we’re dog-eared and creased, and then we’re tucked away until we’re needed again.”
“Witches have come a long way since 1957. None will win readers’ hearts as thoroughly as this classic.”
The Bureau of Misplaced Dads is both an homage to and a clever variation on Where the Wild Things Are; an author could do a lot worse than emulate one of the most successful child
“Maybe the Vinny you used to know isn’t quite gone. If she’s still in there, you thank her, silently. And say goodbye.”
“a thing of beauty . . .”
“When did the rules change, she wondered. When did it become bad to be good?”
Ever wondered about the birth of movies? In 1895 the Lumière brothers invented the Cinematograph.