Gary Bogue was a household name in the Bay Area for many years with his daily column about wildlife in the Contra Costa Times.
This gorgeous book has two owls on the cover and six sections in the table of contents. The book is made up of pairs that are similar but not the same.
“Young children are likely to connect with this book on several levels.”
Learning a new language can be daunting, but Chineasy for Children makes it fun, if not exactly easy.
“delightful and original.”
Thirteen is an intriguing, innovative picture book that breaks with the usual book format conventions.
The world of a children’s book writer is often spinning in a chaotically counterproductive whirlwind of messy, clumsy pitfalls.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
I Am Enough starts out with beautiful art and rhyming poetic stanzas.
From Morning to Night is an English translation of a recently published French edition.
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
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.
STEM books are hot topics now and every parent wants their child to be a mathematical whiz, if not a genius.
“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