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Thirteen is an intriguing, innovative picture book that breaks with the usual book format conventions.

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The world of a children’s book writer is often spinning in a chaotically counterproductive whirlwind of messy, clumsy pitfalls.

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Targeted toward 8–12 year olds, A Journey Through Art takes a fresh and fun look at art throughout the eras and around the world.

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There is a lot of discussion these days in the children's book world about books providing mirrors and windows, ways for readers to recognize themselves and see other cultures.

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An online dictionary says that a poem is a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such Susan

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Along the lines of the musicals Jersey Boys (Franky Valli and the Four Seasons) and Beautiful (Carol King), the dual biography When Paul Met Artie tells the story of the

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Author David Elliott’s newest picture book, In the Past: From Trilobites to Dinosaurs to Mammoths in More Than 500 Million Years, is a dino-lover’s delight.

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Engaging in the thoughtful question, “Is there anybody else out there?”, Curiosity, the rover, goes on a 350,000,000 mile journey into the universe to find some answers.

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I Am Enough starts out with beautiful art and rhyming poetic stanzas.

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From Morning to Night is an English translation of a recently published French edition.

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The five ancient Chinese traditional martial art forms look easy to do, so the heroine of Barbara McClintock’s The Five Forms, chooses to ignore the instruction book’s warning: “Do not att

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Margot Lee Shetterly uses the repeating phrase, “really good” throughout this true story of four women working for NASA in the 1940s and beyond.

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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

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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.

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“a beautifully crafted, informative book about a period, place, and people in history that fascinate . . .”

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“a superb introduction to the animal kingdom for the budding biologist or scientist . . .”

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“Art Up Close contains great variety, excellent selection, and attractive presentation: a wonderful way to teach art history.”

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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

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13 Art Materials Children Should Know is the latest installment to Prestel’s Children Should Know series.

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Good Wives and Warriors, aka Becky Bolton and Louise Chappell, let out all the stops in this highly imaginative coloring book.

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What do an East African oryx, a turquoise-browed motmot, a Malayan tapir, an echidna, and kelp gull have in common?

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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?

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“this nonfiction book on electricity touches on nothing factual and goes no further in explaining electricity than the plug and the wire.”

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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.

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