“the understated text allows the art to shine . . . a lovely way to show how everyone has something to offer.”
“there is a sense of exuberance in both rhyme and illustration. It’s that energy that makes the book fresh and fun."
“Young readers will easily identify with Pigeon. . . . a brilliant picture book.”
“A Case of the Zaps is zany robot fun for all the humans among us.”
Every Dog in the Neighborhood is a sweet story about a young boy and his grandmother who live in a city. The boy wants a dog, and his grandmother says, “Nonsense.
“Kendi’s Goodnight Racism is not your typical sweet fall-asleep lullaby.
“Wang and Yum have created a delicious story of humanity accessible to all readers, inspiring us all to raise our teacups and share a toast to Chá!”
Children’s books come in all flavors: sweet, funny, quirky, boring, and gems only an adult would love. Bear and the Whisper of the Wind falls into that last category.
Stanley’s enthusiasm for Bookmobile Day is quickly slayed when the substitute librarian embarrasses him because the book he wants to read is about a girl.
Do you remember when everything on the ground was a treasure?
Be Thankful for Trees is for young kids in first and second grade. It’s broken into sections, the first section being A tree is food. “Would life be satisfying without trees?
The New York Times bestselling creators of Eyes that Kiss in the Corners, Joanna Ho and Dung Ho, are back with a companion book, Eyes that Speak to the Stars, an upliftin
“by the time I was fourteen, the Taliban threatened to hurt me if I kept speaking out.”
Illustrations make Out of a Jar sparkle and shine. But is that enough to make it a must-have read?
“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.
“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.”
“Both simple and engaging.”
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.”