“some may ultimately find The Star in the Forest to be a wonderful delight. “
The GayBCs, as the title suggests, follows a traditional alphabet book format. However, in this unique (and not so traditional) ABC book, debut author and illustrator M. L.
“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”
“Along the Tapajós is an exciting book with an intriguing lifestyle story, filled with stunning, vibrant and unique illustrations.”
“What looks like a simple story is an important one for polka-dotted, striped, or tan children out there. For pink ones, too!”
“I Am a Thief! is a cute picture book with an ambivalent message.
“a clever must-read.”
“This cute and funny read-aloud will enchant the audience of a pet-themed storytime or delight any young animal lover at home or before bed.”
"Sibling rivalry's run amuck!"
“an important book for any home or library collection.”
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 relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.
In You’re Snug with Me, author Chitra Soundar has followed the classic children’s storytelling formula of the repeated phrase.
The work of Jamaica Kincaid, author, memoirist, essayist, professor, reached literary heights despite her biography: She was born into poverty in St.
“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”
“Greet the sun, bold and bright!
“[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.”
“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.”
“Floaties, sand bucket, and shovel optional, The Quiet Crocodile Goes to the Beach is all about enjoying an outing with friends.”
“My Island is the perfect soothing antidote to a busy day.”
“Parents looking for an uplifting bedtime (or anytime) story, would do well to grab a copy of Little Taco Truck.”
"We expect some silliness to be on hand for picture books, but How to Walk an Ant isn’t merely silly, it goes much further: It’s absurd."