Margot Lee Shetterly uses the repeating phrase, “really good” throughout this true story of four women working for NASA in the 1940s and beyond.
Told in the form of a letter from an imaginary planet named Globux to the inhabitants of Earth, Our Beautiful Earth: Saving Our Planet Piece by Piece is an innovative picture book that att
Originally published in the Netherlands in 2016, this homage to the friendship and careers of the couturier designer Hubert Givenchy and actress Audrey Hepburn does not fare well in translation.
“a beautifully crafted, informative book about a period, place, and people in history that fascinate . . .”
“a superb introduction to the animal kingdom for the budding biologist or scientist . . .”
“Art Up Close contains great variety, excellent selection, and attractive presentation: a wonderful way to teach art history.”
Paper artist Dennis (Papercut Wilderness, 2017) and children’s activity book writer Hutchinson (Neon Nature Colouring & Sticker Activity Book, 2016), both based in England, ma
13 Art Materials Children Should Know is the latest installment to Prestel’s Children Should Know series.
Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.
What do an East African oryx, a turquoise-browed motmot, a Malayan tapir, an echidna, and kelp gull have in common?
Why is an armadillo covered in armor? Just how lazy is a sloth? Why does a beaver chomp through trees? Just what is a binturong?
“this nonfiction book on electricity touches on nothing factual and goes no further in explaining electricity than the plug and the wire.”
The color blue holds many meanings both positive and negative. In many faith traditions the color is symbolic of virtue, holiness, or of the divine.
The new picture book by Shana Corey called A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech focuses on the story behind John F. Kennedy’s speech about Civil Rights and Equality. But Ms.
In a striking package of 20 inspired poems and vibrant artwork, Out of Wonder honors the spirited work of poets from a range of eras and origins.
Chelo Manchego tackles a poignant and universal issue in his book The Want Monsters.
The new picture book by the late Walter Dean Myers called Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History is more than the simple story of a slave’s life and how events and people dictated
There is a new picture book by award-winning author and Sesame Street contributor and animator Gene Barretta called Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born, and it is lovely beyond words.
Show & Tell Me the World by Tom Schamp is an oversized picture book dictionary with a smattering of everything from houses and food to the four seasons; from air, land, and sea creatur
“bold and beautifully designed . . . eye catching and informative.”
I Am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer is the latest installment in the Ordinary People Change the World series of books, created to introduce young children to historical heroes. Ms.
Children will enjoy using the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. One can easily flip from page to page learning new words or interesting common words, all the while giggling.
The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary may sound like the title of a stuffy and ordinary old dictionary, but that’s just not true.
It’s never too early to begin teaching children about the way America’s voting system works, and this is the premise of author Bonnie Worth’s new rhyming picture book, One Vote, Two Votes, I Vo
Brilliantly colorful cutouts are used to teach colors and shapes in this board book designed with artwork by Henri Matisse.