Better known to many as the original illustrator of Harry Potter, Mary GrandPré has illustrated over 20 picture books and here is handling both the words and pictures.
“Young readers will certainly need some adult guidance to grasp this important and timely message, and some adults might not feel comfortable with the book’s simplified delivery.”
Who doesn’t know Dr. Seuss and his most famous children’s book titles, Green Eggs and Ham, and The Cat in the Hat?
“Young readers will relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.
“A standout among the board book crowd.”
Hip-hip-hooray for the power of love! When a pet dragon’s flame goes out, a young pet dragon owner tries feverishly to figure out how to relight his dragon. Things are tough.
The work of Jamaica Kincaid, author, memoirist, essayist, professor, reached literary heights despite her biography: She was born into poverty in St.
In You’re Snug with Me, author Chitra Soundar has followed the classic children’s storytelling formula of the repeated phrase.
Open this graphic novel and the striking yellow and red illustrations will keep you turning the pages.
Little Puffin’s patience is again being tested in this rambunctious follow-up picture book to The Angry Little Puffin by Timothy Young.
“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”
“Use this sparse and simple picture book for a story time with patient readers who are ready for reflection on the lives of trees and the importance of resilience and community.”
“Fun and engaging, Untitled proves just how interactive a deceptively simple picture book can be.”
“A lively mix of words and pictures . . .”
“Greet the sun, bold and bright!
“Melleby’s beautifully written and moving debut depicts a well-crafted character in search of safety and understanding. An important and expertly layered novel.”
“Again, but Better is a fun idea. Who doesn’t like a love story with time travel and a chance to do things over again—and do them the right way?”
Theodore Boone: The Accomplice by John Grisham has a lot going for it.
“Aimed at a middle-grade audience, readers on the lower end of that spectrum may find portions of the book . . . a bit too mind-bending and twisty.
“[C]heerful, funny . . . Perfect balance of text to art . . .”
“An engaging story with endearing characters and a gentle touch on the larger themes of loss and change make for a valuable read.”
Dogs are running hither and tither, wild and free, as playful and mischievous as Elliot Elam’s scene on the cover of Christopher Reid’s Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dogs.
“What’s Your Favorite Bug? is a creative stand out, a little collection so full of personality that the reader will be tempted to look fo
“Sometimes agreeing to be friends and roommates is the family structure that will be the most emotionally successful . . .”
“The Yellow Suitcase is truly a touching glimpse through a multicultural window into what would otherwise be a very private world.”