Illustrations make Out of a Jar sparkle and shine. But is that enough to make it a must-have read?
“a magnificent example of how stories can light imaginations . . .”
Marilyn Monroe (Little People, BIG DREAMS) introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Marilyn Monroe. “Once, in the city of Los Angeles, there was a little girl with lots of love to give.
“this story exemplifies who Abrams is as a person as she continues to use her words to speak up about things that really matter.
There’s a Ghost in this House is a picture book of a different color.
“The Princess in Black and the Giant Problem benefits from being a story about princesses and superheroes, which apparently little girls can never resist even if the story
“For parents who want to reassure anxious children, this book will be a useful tool.”
“Both simple and engaging.”
Translated from its original Iranian/Persian publication by Sara Khalili, In the Meadow of Fantasies holds a tender yet powerful allure.
“a gorgeous book, richly illustrated with powerful words, evoking the music of the talented Nina Simone.”
Piret Raud is back! Readers may recall Raud’s The Ear (reviewed here in February 2019), a darling story about an ear that specializes in listening.
“The People Remember covers the most ground of any picture book out there regarding Black history.”
“Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma is a beautiful tribute to an award-winning musician with a heart much larger than the number of albums he has created and accolades he h
“three cheers for a counting book for the big(ger) kids!”
“A heartwarming . . . depiction of a close Black family . . .”
My School Stinks! is about a boy named Stuart who gets sent to a wild animal school by mistake.
“The art is stunning, the words are poetic, and for many, the book will be a comfort, showing how to manage grief by holding onto memories.”
“A world of bright imagination where kindness wins out.”
Never, Not Ever, written and illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna, might be the perfect picture book. It’s simple, funny, charming, and tells a universal story.
Two friends, a dog and a kite, walk into a park one fine summer day and what do they see? A tree, of course. But the trouble is, this tree’s canopy is white. Isn’t it supposed to be green?
“King Tutankhamun Tells All provides a lively introduction to Egyptology and to the famous boy king.”
The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy) is one of the latest additions to LyricPop’s collection of favorite song lyrics by renowned songwriters transformed into illustrated picture bo
“Moon Camp is brilliantly implemented by Barry Gott as author and illustrator.”
A powerful #ownvoices #livedexperience autobiographical picture book, Sharice’s Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman is the story, told in reverse chronological order, about how
“A joyous anthem that calls out to everyone to sing out for peace, Peace Train invites all to grab their express ticket and get on board to create worldwide unity.”