Children's picture books with photographs are often jarring and quickly dated. Not so with The Reindeer Wish.
"ideal for a story time . . ."
"A very old woman stands at the bottom of a very steep hill. It's Voting Day, she's an American, and by God, she is going to vote. Lillian is her name."
“perfect for young children just learning America’s history, long-time history buffs, and readers who love a stroll down memory lane . . .”
How does a little Egyptian boy who comes from a family of "tomb robbers" get a chance to participate in an archaeological dig to find King Tut's tomb?
"Jennifer Gray Olson's Ninja Bunny is sure to delight young warriors of all stripes."
Eve Bunting has had an astonishingly successful career, having published over 250 works of fiction and nonfiction.
Where are My Books? is a mystery staring young Spenser, narwhal fanatic, bibliophile, and—after his beloved books begin disappearing from his bedside shelf—amateur sleuth.
Where are My Books? is a mystery starring young Spenser, narwhal fanatic, bibliophile, and—after his beloved books begin disappearing from his bedside shelf—amateur sleuth.
“They can pretend to be worms, butterflies, snails, and any other creature that captures their imaginations.”
“Readers will delight in the beauty of the story, inspiring children between the ages of 5–7 to look beyond what they see at first glance and to appreciate the world around
“As with their previous work, Winter Bees hums with a glorious trio of lyrical poetry, vibrant artwork, and natural science explained in crisp prose.”
“The emphasis of this book is that love has no boundaries.”
"Unusual graphics and primary colors combine with an interesting premise and a sweet ending . . ."
“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.”
“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.”
“The illustrator, making her American debut, shows a deft touch with pacing, as the tender story moves from morning to night.”
“Young readers will most likely anticipate further adventures celebrating this wildly unlikely pair.”
Winston & George highlights a surprising friendship between a crocodile and a crocodile bird and, at the same time, an unlikely publication, capping a creative
“It is cute and funny, unique and whimsical, and has a good moral, too.”
“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.
"Weak try. Questionable delivery. Wrong message."
I hate to slam a picture book. After all, they're for children, and children are sweet, right?
“This quiet book touches upon very important topics that are just as relevant today.”
“There is wisdom here.”
“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”