"Young readers will laugh at Square even as they cheer him on."
“In another droll addition to their Shapes Trilogy, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen give us the story of Triangle.”
Jane Yolen won hearts with Owl Moon, published in 1987. Since then she has written hundreds of books, including the bestselling rhyming picture book series How do Dinosaurs .
“thoroughly charming . . . sure to become a bedtime favorite.”
"ingenious . . . We all have stories to tell, and Lowry provides a shining example of what a gift these stories can be."
Traveling Rose is about a stuffed bunny with OCD. Her first book is called Unraveling Rose.
“Iggy continues to be Iggy.
“Friendship and the idea of new and exciting possibilities open wide the imagination and the idea that if there is something you want to learn, it can be discovered through reading.”
“Hats off to Straub and Gómez for creating a book that every children’s book writer/illustrator will wish they had thought of. Very Good Hats will remain a favorite . .
"as charming today as when it was originally published . . . a true treasure."
“a keen disappointment”
“It was love at first sight for this magnifique book.”
So Much Snow is simple visual storytelling at its finest. Perfect for that panacea every elementary school kid yearns for: the first snow day of the school year!
“a fresh and entertaining read.”
“These may be fantasy and fable, but the ability that humans have to create change, to endure change, to grow from change is as practical as ever.”
The most colorful book on the bookshelf might just be Hana’s Hundreds of Hijabs.
“for a little board book, This Is Not My Hat is a whale of a tale.”
David Almond, a seasoned author with many books to his credit, and Laura Carlin, an equally prolific illustrator, are teamed up in this strange little story about having the courage to try new thin
Enthusiasts of books for children will be quite familiar with the work of author/illustrator Ruth Krauss.
“The Wolf’s Story is a fairy tale classic with a hilarious twist—if you’re old enough to get it.”
“The spare, evocative text paired with the warm art has the feel of a classic, as the book is sure to become.”
“exciting and fun . . . a pitch-perfect image of a classroom election. With this story, young readers will be inspired to rock that vote as soon as they’re given the chance.”
“the understated text allows the art to shine . . . a lovely way to show how everyone has something to offer.”
“Young readers will easily identify with Pigeon. . . . a brilliant picture book.”
“there is a sense of exuberance in both rhyme and illustration. It’s that energy that makes the book fresh and fun."