Some early reading books can lack color and personality while teaching early language skills and concepts. But when Elephant and Piggie are involved, fun is never in short supply.
“a treasure to enjoy with your children and grandchildren . . . should become a family heirloom . . .”
The world’s most famous Venus flytrap detective is back on the case in author Tom Angleberger’s latest picture book installment, Inspector Flytrap: The Goat Who Chewed Too Much.
Many years ago, author and illustrator Ashley Bryan came into possession of an “Appraisement of the Estate” document involving 11 slaves, some cattle, and some cotton that were about to be put up f
Randy Cecil (Brontorina) is the illustrator of over 20 books for children. His latest, Lucy, which he wrote and illustrated, feels like a remnant of a bygone age.
This unique book is a must-have for art lovers and the budding artist or art aficionado. This book is a mixture of biography, picture book, and memoir.
Since her first picture was posted on Reddit in 2012, the Internet has been substantially owned by Grumpy Cat.
In Little Worm’s Big Question by Eva Schlunke, a tiny worm who feels bullied and ignored takes a wise little grasshopper’s advice and sets out to find what makes him special to the world.
“The Mowgli stories are entertaining and well paced and likely to entrance a new generation of readers.”
"ideal for a story time . . ."
Anna Llenas’ The Color Monster: A Pop-up Book of Feelings is an adorable book for ages 3–7.
“a magical journey.”
“With its understated story of conflict resolution, The Olive Tree offers adults a valuable opportunity to discuss with children the importance of respect for all.”
“There is wisdom here.”
“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”
Homeroom Headhunters: The Tribe, the first book in a trilogy of children’s novels by Clay McCloud Chapman, addresses the typical middle school student’s personal struggle to fit in at scho
“If laughter is the best medicine, Bully Bait provides a welcome dose.”
“. . . the only thing better than not having to go to bed at bedtime is finding out bedtime no longer exists.”
“. . . wordy and a bit cumbersome . . . Thank goodness for artist James E. Ransome.”
Since the beginning of time and the formation of the family as a unit, parents have faced the daunting task of enforcing bedtime even as their drowsy-eyed children argue that they’re simply “not sl
“Noah Webster and His Words has something for everyone: nostalgia, history, entrepreneurism, and last but not least, a few good old-fashioned belly laughs.”
“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”
“Julia Child (1912–2004) no doubt would have chuckled upon reading this charming biography.”
“Children will relate to this dazzling little book in their own ways, while adults will likely marvel that the author and illustrator have expressed so much joy with so few words.”
“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”