“Happy provides ample opportunities for extensive discussion about the expression of emotions—a true, potentially interactive delight for young readers and their caregivers.”
“That purple-haired Isabella playing in the sandbox is NOT a little girl; she’s an archeologist ready to explore the pyramids of Egypt—and that’s just for starters. . . . Mr.
“The Buddy Files: The Case of the School Ghost is filled with suspense, mystery, and fun for the young reader. Mr.
“Children ages seven and up will love this new title in Mr. Stilton’s comic book/graphic novel series.
“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.”
“Which Side Are You On? provides an educational opportunity through a dramatic and enjoyable story.
“Written in kid-speak, this story is sure to amuse and delight the picture book group.”
“Enlivened by expressive drawings that evoke Old World places and people, The Mermaid of Warsaw is a collection worth dipping into.”
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."
“Sita’s Ramayana ventures beyond a graphic retelling the events of the epic tale. . . .
“Adults and scholars will find much to enjoy both in the editor’s insightful introductory essay and in her concise, interesting biographies of the artists. . . .
“With a flurry of snipping and clipping, Levi Strauss produces pants that last and last.
“For oinkers with large yellow eyes—or readers with more mundane irises—Maurice Sendak has delivered an unexpected treat that’s simply divine.”
I Am So Strong is a classic tale of ego run amuck.
The Fate of Achilles looks into the opposing forces of human strength and courage versus war and greed.
Zombie in Love is a bizarre rendition of searching for love in all the wrong places.
“This story offers elementary-school educators a lovely opportunity to share an uplifting story set in Kenya. . . .
“. . . cute and entertaining and fits right in with the many little girls out there who think they are big cheeses.”
“By smoothly incorporating three crucial ingredients—accessible format, clear prose, and engaging images of diverse people—Mr.
“In author Paterson’s prayer to ‘the Father and Mother of all creation,’ she offers readers a simple, beautiful gift worthy of its roots.”
To pick up this picture book is to be transported right away to an older, simpler time and place.