“Stay, Benson! might be the perfect picture book.”
Don’t Wake the Tiger begins right out of the gate as the tiger on the cover sleeps with eyes shut tight. A red sticker invites us to “Watch the faces change!” Intriguing.
“Duck and Hippo: The Secret Valentine is a happy story of friendship, perfect for circle time at preschool or one-on-one time in a parent’s or grandparent’s lap.”
“Alligator Jazz has enough heart and excellent illustrations to overcome its limitations and carry the day.
Peppa Pig has been around for 14 years as a character on television and in picture books, but she’s retained her youth: she looks to be barely four.
The very first thing that strikes you about A House for Mouse is the beautifully illustrated cover and the quality of the book jacket.
Good Morning, Neighbor is a sweet, repetitive tale that explores how food can build community. Mouse wants to make an omelet and asks his neighbor, the blackbird, for an egg.
The Dreamer, a spare picture book written and illustrated by Il Sung Na, is clearly meant to inspire young readers to try for the impossible.
This colorful book, The Crocodile and the Dentist, has only 128 words in it, and many of them are repeated. First the crocodile says he is afraid. Then the dentist repeats it.
What preschool has not had a Tyrannosaurus Wrecks moment? This delightful board book will immediately be a classroom and family favorite.
“It is the creative and bouncy artwork that will keep readers engaged and willing to carry on to the next page.”
There are more and more nonfiction picture books being published, a very welcome trend.
Young children will find The Perfect Pillow to be the perfect bedtime companion. The story depicts a timeless problem most children experience: sleeplessness.
“cute and highly appropriate for a toddler bedtime tuck-in.”
Publishers are always on the lookout for something fresh and original both for a book’s content as well as its physical form.
“Clever . . . a nice addition in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade classrooms or on a child’s bedroom bookshelf.”
“Continuity for parents, pleasure for kids, totally satisfies . . .”
“William’s Winter Nap is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers learning to share.”
Animal Parade makes learning fun with its stylish and tactile design as a puzzle book introducing the key concepts of bigger and smaller.
You want a pet. You really want a pet.
Paige Elizabeth Darling loves her grandmother and especially loves to visit her.
This first book in a planned series of children’s books targets a very precise audience. The Hospital Critterz series was created for ill and hospitalized children and their families.
A ten-spread (20 page) board book with a nice puffy cover, All Kinds of Kisses explores, well, all kinds of kisses.
Banana! Is a nearly wordless tale about two monkeys and their battle over a banana.
Children Make Terrible Pets is a 40-page hardcover picture book about a bear cub named Lucy who, on a walk through the woods dancing and frolicking about, runs across someone admiring her