“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 . . .”
“Readers will enjoy finding the one red stockinged ant that appears on every page and learning about the wonders of our natural world.”
“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 perfect book for any child who has ever played with a hammer.”
“Explorers has some charming attributes that wild imaginations will appreciate.”
“The text is clear and engaging, the art charming and inviting. Mapmaking has rarely looked more fun and cozy.”
Lulu is a black Labrador who was recruited into a CIA dog-training program. She had a nose for everything. That’s how she ended up at the police dog academy.
“Sometimes the simplest stories are the best.”
“Budding naturalists—or any child with an inquisitive mind—will delight in the opportunity to learn so much in such an amusing, well-written book.”
"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.”