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.
“Young readers will relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.
“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”
“[C]heerful, funny . . . Perfect balance of text to art . . .”
In Guridi’s book, The King of Nothing, the very clever Mimo the First rules over his imaginary kingdom with all the pride and fervor he can muster.
Hélène Druvert is clearly a talented artist and designer as evident in her previous projects Paris Up, Up and Away (2016), Mary Poppins Up, Up and Away (2017) and again here with
This deceptively simple, wordless picture book begins in a mundane world of dull grays and tans. A young girl looks out the window from her room in an immense apartment block onto a bleak world.
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.
“It is touching to make the realization that, when all else fails, one will never be alone while there exists a moon.”
Absurd and atypical anecdotes pair up with bewildered drawings in Leonora Carrington’s The Milk of Dreams. A good choice for young readers looking for something different.
“This story is a gem, rich with artistry and meaning.”
Anna Llenas’ The Color Monster: A Pop-up Book of Feelings is an adorable book for ages 3–7.
“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”
“. . . the only thing better than not having to go to bed at bedtime is finding out bedtime no longer exists.”
“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”
“David A. Carter adds to Seuss’s world-building by taking the author/illustrator’s ’tude and giving it the added dimension of 3-D. And Carter has surpassed himself here.
Mummy Mazes is an amazing amalgamation of history, meticulously designed mazes, and archeology.
Who knew that the timeless Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, could be so beautifully re-imagined in such a fresh, exuberant way?