Picture Book

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“a magnificent example of how stories can light imaginations . . .”

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Marilyn Monroe (Little People, BIG DREAMS) introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Marilyn Monroe. “Once, in the city of Los Angeles, there was a little girl with lots of love to give.

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this story exemplifies who Abrams is as a person as she continues to use her words to speak up about things that really matter.

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There’s a Ghost in this House is a picture book of a different color.

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The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem benefits from being a story about princesses and superheroes, which apparently little girls can never resist even if the story

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“For parents who want to reassure anxious children, this book will be a useful tool.”

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“Both simple and engaging.”

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Translated from its original Iranian/Persian publication by Sara Khalili, In the Meadow of Fantasies holds a tender yet powerful allure.

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“a gorgeous book, richly illustrated with powerful words, evoking the music of the talented Nina Simone.”

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Piret Raud is back! Readers may recall Raud’s The Ear (reviewed here in February 2019), a darling story about an ear that specializes in listening.

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Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h

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The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”

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“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”

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My School Stinks! is about a boy named Stuart who gets sent to a wild animal school by mistake.

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“The art is stunning, the words are poetic, and for many, the book will be a comfort, showing how to manage grief by holding onto memories.”

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“A world of bright imagination where kindness wins out.”

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Two friends, a dog and a kite, walk into a park one fine summer day and what do they see? A tree, of course. But the trouble is, this tree’s canopy is white. Isn’t it supposed to be green?

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King Tutankhamun Tells All provides a lively introduction to Egyptology and to the famous boy king.”

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The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) is one of the latest additions to LyricPop’s collection of favorite song lyrics by renowned songwriters transformed into illustrated picture bo

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Moon Camp is brilliantly implemented by Barry Gott as author and illustrator.”

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A companion to Where Are You From? Yamile Saied Méndez returns in her newest picture book What Will You Be? to big questions little kids ask.

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The Secret Life of Boo-Boos is a winner for future doctors, nurses, physician’s assistants, or anyone wanting to learn about the human body in a clever and understandable way.”

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Juan Hormiga is refreshing in its simplicity. It will find itself on many bookshelves because it is so different.”

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A stunning, trilingual love poem written to the U.S.A. is America My Love, America My Heart.

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“Nayberg brings her zany wit and artistic ingenuity to this fun romp through art history and New York City.”

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