“Malo and the Merry-Go-Round is a feel-good story with wonderful captivating artwork that will be an instant favorite.”
“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.”
“Makes graduating to big kid pants fun.”
“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.
”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
“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
“The illustrator tries hard to make up for the text’s plodding quality with winsome details and colorful characters.”
“A beautiful picture book about the importance of memories we create with friends that will be a favorite at read-aloud time.”
“This is a book to be savored, each page a minor masterpiece in mood.”
“Garden Jungle as a piece of art is original and noteworthy.”
Nikki Grimes gives a new slant to the perennial bedtime battles in Bedtime for Sweet Creatures.
“The Heart of a Whale is a winner for a library, beach house, or a bookshelf in a land-locked world.”
“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.”
“another delightful crayon story . . .”
“hilarious wordplay . . .”
The delightful characters of Yam and Donkey return for more hilarious wordplay in You Loves Ewe.
“Tots will delight in the colorful pages, which offer counting and color identification opportunities as well as conversation triggers that are so valuable to young, develo
“There's a lot of charm in the art and text, and readers will be inspired to color their own story, including gray in their palette.”
“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.”