“. . . sidesplitting . . .”
“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?
In her pleasant picture book biography, Jan Pinborough’s debut highlights a woman who transformed libraries from hushed rooms designed for polite adults to vibrant environments that include childre
“If laughter is the best medicine, Bully Bait provides a welcome dose.”
“. . . a beauty to behold.”
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
“Cheer Up, Mouse! is adorable.”
“Wyatt Burp Rides Again (The Adventures of Jo Schmo) definitely qualifies as a ‘best’ children’s book.”
“. . . an interesting take on a trip to the art museum. . . . who works there and what jobs they are responsible for doing.”
“Papercutz has added a significant new dimension to the legend of Nancy Drew. She and her new Clue Crew should be around for a long time.”
“. . . the only thing better than not having to go to bed at bedtime is finding out bedtime no longer exists.”
“. . . 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.
“. . . these five little monkeys will become as memorable and well-loved to toddlers as the other mischievous little monkeys who once jumped on the bed.”
“. . . 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.”
“David A. Carter adds to Seuss’s world-building by taking the author/illustrator’s ’tude and giving it the added dimension of 3-D. And Carter has surpassed himself here.
“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. . . .