“the story follows the normal Cinderella trope until readers reach the unexpected climax, at which young readers get a fresh perspective on what living happily ever after can mean.”
“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 . . .”
“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
“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”
"Sibling rivalry's run amuck!"
“Young readers will relate to the joys of creating a secret hideout and having a special companion.
The work of Jamaica Kincaid, author, memoirist, essayist, professor, reached literary heights despite her biography: She was born into poverty in St.
“A perfect read for a summer’s day.”
“Greet the sun, bold and bright!
“What’s Your Favorite Bug? is a creative stand out, a little collection so full of personality that the reader will be tempted to look fo
“Sometimes agreeing to be friends and roommates is the family structure that will be the most emotionally successful . . .”
“The Yellow Suitcase is truly a touching glimpse through a multicultural window into what would otherwise be a very private world.”