"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 great addition to any child’s personal library.”
“. . . a smart book that is also a powerful teaching tool.”
“Julia Child (1912–2004) no doubt would have chuckled upon reading this charming biography.”
“Children will relate to this dazzling little book in their own ways, while adults will likely marvel that the author and illustrator have expressed so much joy with so few words.”
“Bravo to Jeanette Winter for this magical little book humming with hope.”
“The message: Too many sweets can make you sick. . . .
“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”
“The lyrical text and colorful illustrations of Emily and Carlo will capture the hearts of young picture book readers.”
“In this story the author captures the chaotic life of most children and their parents.
“Some African American families today broom jump at their weddings in memory of their slave history.
“We can all use a comforting story of love, even—or especially—if it is ripped from a brutal past.”
“Written in kid-speak, this story is sure to amuse and delight the picture book group.”
“Which Side Are You On? provides an educational opportunity through a dramatic and enjoyable story.
Remember Goodnight Moon? Margaret Wise Brown’s classic bedtime tale, published in the late 1940s? Pictures by Clement Hurd?
". . . a gripping story few children today."
“With a flurry of snipping and clipping, Levi Strauss produces pants that last and last.