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“a delightful take on the new baby trope . . .”

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Sitting down with author-illustrator Emma Giuliani’s oversized picture book In the Garden is, from the outset, a giant welcome into the world of gardening.

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How to Read a Book is a gem. Children and adults will want to return to it often for its full-hearted celebration of the power of stories, words, and images.”

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“the story follows the normal Cinderella trope until readers reach the unexpected climax, at which young readers get a fresh perspective on what living happily ever after can mean.”

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Brooklyn Bailey, the Missing Dog is a true story. Yotam and Emile are bothers who live with Ima, their mom.

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Warren the 13th and the Thirteen-Year Curse, the final entry in the amiable Warren the 13th trilogy, finds the titular hero confronting hard prospects.

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Malo and the Merry-Go-Round is a feel-good story with wonderful captivating artwork that will be an instant favorite.”

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“Makes graduating to big kid pants fun.”

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“An easygoing book to match the easygoing spirit of the sloth as portrayed by Dawnay, If I Had a Sleepy Sloth is a gentle choice to ease into a peaceful naptime.”

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“As a fairy tale collection, this is similar in style to Hans Christian Andersen. As an artwork collection, it mirrors surreal painters like Leonora Carrington.

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”Sad and beautiful, My Bison is a book to fall in love with, a book to share, a book to help smooth over the sting of loss after investing so much time, energy, and love into somet

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“Clara the Rhino and her tale of friendship and loyalty are sure to enchant readers of all ages, and the entire family will enjoy following Clara’s journey across

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“The illustrator tries hard to make up for the text’s plodding quality with winsome details and colorful characters.”

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Martin Luther King Jr.: Little People, Big Dreams starts out with a young Martin standing on a box in a long black robe, preaching to his family and friends.

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With this slim chapter-book tale of a well-intentioned troublemaker, Annie Barrows (of Ivy and Bean fame) and illustrator Sam Ricks have hit a solid homerun.

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“Small Mercies isn’t intended to educate readers on details about South Africa as much as it’s intended for the reader to experience the multifaceted reality of So

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“A beautiful picture book about the importance of memories we create with friends that will be a favorite at read-aloud time.”

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“This is a book to be savored, each page a minor masterpiece in mood.”

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Garden Jungle as a piece of art is original and noteworthy.”

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Nikki Grimes gives a new slant to the perennial bedtime battles in Bedtime for Sweet Creatures.

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The Heart of a Whale is a winner for a library, beach house, or a bookshelf in a land-locked world.”

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Bolivar Eats New York offers a great exposure to the variety of a city that hosts one of the largest international populations in the world.”

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“Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys fictional technology, smart characters, and pages that practically turn themselves.”

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“another delightful crayon story . . .”

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“hilarious wordplay . . .”

The delightful characters of Yam and Donkey return for more hilarious wordplay in You Loves Ewe.

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