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“As with their previous work, Winter Bees hums with a glorious trio of lyrical poetry, vibrant artwork, and natural science explained in crisp prose.”

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The emphasis of this book is that love has no boundaries.”

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"Unusual graphics and primary colors combine with an interesting premise and a sweet ending . . ."

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“Sometimes the best stories are those that do not point out the obvious but rather keep us wondering, and in this case, let us come up with our own ending.”

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Little Melba and Her Big Trombone is a finger-popping slice of history that offers a peep-hole into the little-known world of a female jazz players of the 1920s.”

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“The illustrator, making her American debut, shows a deft touch with pacing, as the tender story moves from morning to night.”

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“Young readers will most likely anticipate further adventures celebrating this wildly unlikely pair.”

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Winston & George highlights a surprising friendship between a crocodile and a crocodile bird and, at the same time, an unlikely publication, capping a creative

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It is cute and funny, unique and whimsical, and has a good moral, too.”

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“It is wonderful to help others in need.”

Gus, the Dinosaur Bus is cute story about a dinosaur that takes children to school as if he is a bus.

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"Weak try. Questionable delivery. Wrong message."

I hate to slam a picture book. After all, they're for children, and children are sweet, right?

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“This quiet book touches upon very important topics that are just as relevant today.”

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“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”

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“A gem of a book! Bravo! Encore!”

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"However ultimately cheerful Ribbit! is, it also sneakily offers up a deeply moving universal message that bears highlighting for both children and adults."

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“At last, a picture book perfect for reading to reluctant bathers as well as pirates and cowboys who fight the night.”

Who woulda thunk it?

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Easter will be here in no time, and parents who are trying to decide how to introduce this eggy tradition to their little ones may find a little board book called Ollie’s Easter Egg by Oli

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“There is no future without forgiveness,”Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a 1984 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, has said.

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“Noah Webster and His Words has something for everyone: nostalgia, history, entrepreneurism, and last but not least, a few good old-fashioned belly laughs.”

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Since the beginning of time and the formation of the family as a unit, parents have faced the daunting task of enforcing bedtime even as their drowsy-eyed children argue that they’re simply “not sl

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“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”

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Christmas is known for lots of things: giving, receiving, long-time-no-see faces, egg nog, hot chocolate, and shredding wrapping paper to get to the wonderful gift inside.

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“. . . a smart book that is also a powerful teaching tool.”

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