Dan Gutman has written another title for his Wait! What? series, called The Beatles Couldn’t Read Music. A brother and sister, Turner and Paige, are the comic strip narrators.
"The best pages in this book focus on these strange, improbable ideas, many linked to flight."
No World Too Big is a colorful compendium of compelling stories about 24 brave young people who have each done something extraordinary to raise awareness of climate change
The Library of Congress was started when Thomas Jefferson sold his entire library to the U.S. Government. He was a lifelong reader.
“beautiful . . . contrasting images of stars and outer space.”
“Elijah Pierce had no formal art training.
From the old-timey end papers (streets in New York) to the muted blue color of the book cover, the story of Madame Alexander: The Creator of the Iconic American Doll, is rooted in history.
“Anne Innis Dagg is a worthy subject for a picture book and this story may inspire readers to look for more information about her.”
“With A Life of Service: The Story of Senator Tammy Duckworth, Soontornvat and Phumiruk have inspired young readers to ‘break barriers and defy expectations,’ to soar, to not waste
This book introduces a young child (ages 4–7) to Charles Dickens. It starts with his birth and childhood.
“As much a panda story as a panda program story, Bei Bei Goes Home tugs at the heart strings while informing the intellect.”
“Instead of focusing on the discrimination Beatrice faced, both words and pictures show the difficulties without focusing on them.
Brayden Speaks Up: How One Boy Inspired the Nation by Brayden Harrington is a story of perseverance, hope and triumph—a firsthand account told in third person—through the voice of a boy wh
“This is a picture book meant for adults . . .”
“Little Audrey’s Daydream: The Life of Audrey Hepburn, would make a nice choice for a young person doing a biography on a famous or influential person.”
“Modern Art Explorer is a successful and fun journey into the world of modern art whether you are a new explorer or well-traveled art-lover, young person or seasoned adventurer.”
“Doesn’t convey the real challenges or inspiring successes of a driven athlete, though it hopes to do both.”
“Miranda Paul reveals in Todd Bol’s story what it means to be an ordinary hero and how an idea that starts from the heart can inspire others to do the same.”
“[this] story about Pura Belpré is pura alegría—pure joy!”
“Fantastical and engaging . . .”
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.
In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.
Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.
Although this slim and petite volume is supposedly aimed at the juvenile crowd, it must be said that the book possesses a great deal of charm and charisma for those of us of more advanced age.
Suffice to say National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Who is amply illustrated.