“A brilliant job of engaging even the most reluctant reader, showing how much fun a book can be.”
In Jory John and Pete Oswald’s book, The Couch Potato, we are introduced to a very charming potato who is living his dream life—all from the comfort of his couch. Why leave the cu
No doubt, Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter had a ton of fun writing this silly book of a couple dozen or more sentences with homophones, homonyms, and tricky punctuations.
“The humorous picture book makes a perfect read-aloud for young dog lovers and will certainly solicit a lively exchange among readers about their experiences with new puppies.”
“I Am a Thief! is a cute picture book with an ambivalent message.
"Sibling rivalry's run amuck!"
“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”
Chronicle likes to push the envelope, and in this case, it is covered with hearts—or maybe not. The point of the book is that a stereotypical Valentine is not what the author wants to deliver.
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.
Valentine’s Day is coming and so is author Eve Bunting’s latest picture book, Mr. Goat’s Valentine.
“. . . these five little monkeys will become as memorable and well-loved to toddlers as the other mischievous little monkeys who once jumped on the bed.”
“For oinkers with large yellow eyes—or readers with more mundane irises—Maurice Sendak has delivered an unexpected treat that’s simply divine.”
Animal Crackers Fly the Coop is a hilariously funny book that children will love and repeat the jokes in forever.
My Dad My Hero, a 32-page picture book, examines how special fathers are in a child’s life.