“a magnificent example of how stories can light imaginations . . .”
Marilyn Monroe (Little People, BIG DREAMS) introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Marilyn Monroe. “Once, in the city of Los Angeles, there was a little girl with lots of love to give.
“the kind of school humor kids will appreciate.”
“A delightful children’s book . . . The Three Princes of Serendip is easy to share, lovely to contemplate, and a perfect addition to the story time shelf.”
“this story exemplifies who Abrams is as a person as she continues to use her words to speak up about things that really matter.
There’s a Ghost in this House is a picture book of a different color.
“The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem benefits from being a story about princesses and superheroes, which apparently little girls can never resist even if the story
“For parents who want to reassure anxious children, this book will be a useful tool.”
“Board books are for the youngest readers, those who chew pages as well as turn them.”
Out of My Heart, Sharon Draper’s sequel to Out of My Mind, is every bit as powerful and moving as the first book.
“Both simple and engaging.”
“Thought provoking and surrealistic in some places, evocative and strange in others.”
Translated from its original Iranian/Persian publication by Sara Khalili, In the Meadow of Fantasies holds a tender yet powerful allure.
“a gorgeous book, richly illustrated with powerful words, evoking the music of the talented Nina Simone.”
Piret Raud is back! Readers may recall Raud’s The Ear (reviewed here in February 2019), a darling story about an ear that specializes in listening.
"‘I think they're collecting information about us. Companies do that sort of thing. You should see the data my brother has about visitors to his website.’"
“A board book treasure.”
“A brilliant meditation on love, family, trust, and the stories that bind us to each other.”
“The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”
“Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h
“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”
“A brilliant example of the power of words and pictures, of storytelling itself.”
“Pennypacker brilliantly walks this tightrope of evoking the power and pain of love. The end result is a story about healing and forgiveness . . .”
“A heartwarming . . . depiction of a close Black family . . .”
My School Stinks! is about a boy named Stuart who gets sent to a wild animal school by mistake.