“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?
“There is wisdom here.”
“This quiet book touches upon very important topics that are just as relevant today.”
“. . . as pleasing as the book is visually and as winning as the concept may be, the story leaves something to be desired.”
“A gem of a book! Bravo! Encore!”
"However ultimately cheerful Ribbit! is, it also sneakily offers up a deeply moving universal message that bears highlighting for both children and adults."
“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?
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
“. . . wordy and a bit cumbersome . . . Thank goodness for artist James E. Ransome.”
“There is no future without forgiveness,”Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a 1984 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, has said.
“Noah Webster and His Words has something for everyone: nostalgia, history, entrepreneurism, and last but not least, a few good old-fashioned belly laughs.”
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
“. . . a Christmas book with a twist to delight audiences young and old.”
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.
“. . . a smart book that is also a powerful teaching tool.”