“It may be hard to love a crocodile but, by taking a humorous approach, Beware of the Crocodile manages to make this fearsome reptile almost endearing.
Coco Chanel was an orphan who grew up in a convent in the French countryside. The nuns taught her how to sew. She didn’t like having to brush her hair with one hundred strokes a day.
Already generating a ton of pre-press buzz, and rightfully so, Zen Happiness is a book to get excited about!
“[this] story about Pura Belpré is pura alegría—pure joy!”
“A study in innovative storytelling, Another shines with brilliant art and shares a playful tale that provides mirrors and windows for imaginative young readers.”
“Budding inventors, doodlers, and cartoonists will find much to love in this fun, inspiring book.”
“a good job of explaining the mechanics of bridge building”
“Fantastical and engaging . . .”
Da Vinci Painted a Dinosaur is a clever introduction to art history for very young children.
“This fascinating and beautifully created book strikes that necessary balance between informing and entertaining—for both parent and child!”
“delightful and original.”
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.
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
What do an East African oryx, a turquoise-browed motmot, a Malayan tapir, an echidna, and kelp gull have in common?
“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.
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
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.
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
“The fast-paced prose is just as much fun as the illustrations and manages to shine the light on the Great Blondin’s humor as well as his singleness of purpose.”
Coco Chanel is a fashion version of Cinderella—minus the Prince Charming since she had so many Prince Charmings.