“It is cute and funny, unique and whimsical, and has a good moral, too.”
“Ken Jennings has created a new Junior Genius Guides series for children 8–10 years of age. Children will become experts as they learn clever map and geography facts.”
“The Junction of Sunshine and Lucky offers a gentle, inspiring story of economically disadvantaged people uniting to assert their right to define beauty on their own terms.”
Sometimes there’s no explaining how a person manages to work his or her way into your heart. It just happens.
The cheerful sparrow Emma, whom readers met during her early days in Emma’s Journey, rises to the challenge of creating a new, adventurous life for herself in Paris.
Many people wonder about answers to some of life’s most basic questions, such as “Why the sky is blue?”, which can be answered from textbooks and in science classrooms and seem geared to younger, m
“. . . a picture book rich with possibilities.”
“. . . should fly off the shelves and into the waiting hearts of young readers.”
“. . . will no doubt get passed along from one preteen girl to many another.”
Cynthia Voigt’s first book in a three-book series Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things is written in the same style as Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events.
“. . . a fractured fairy tale, a hero’s journey, and a clever lesson plan all rolled into one.”
“Too Much Glue cleverly captures young children’s love of art, hands-on construction, and messy glue and combines it all with the wonder of boundless imagination. . . .
“. . . a timely book . . .”
“It’s clear that the creators of The Snatchabook set out to deliver a lighthearted tale, so it’s baffling . . .”
“It is wonderful to help others in need.”
Gus, the Dinosaur Bus is cute story about a dinosaur that takes children to school as if he is a bus.
“. . . a beautiful love story told in spare, riveting prose.”
“The author plants the seed for dreams of fantastic possibilities.”
In 1946, a young orphan from Poland arrives at a New York yeshiva where he will study and live.
They have a touch so feathery light it can be barely felt on human skin. The vivid gold and black colored golden orb weaver spider is the largest webmaking spider on the planet.
"Weak try. Questionable delivery. Wrong message."
I hate to slam a picture book. After all, they're for children, and children are sweet, right?
“For a parent looking to broaden a child’s understanding of the world, this new graphic novel is a find.”
“There is wisdom here.”
“This quiet book touches upon very important topics that are just as relevant today.”
“The creators of The Day the Crayons Quit seem to be hoping readers won’t mind that they’ve colored a bit outside the lines.”
“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”