Picture Book Reviews: How to Walk an Ant, Charlotte the Scientist Finds a Cure & more!

A rundown of some standout picture books I’ve had the great pleasure of recently reading!     Let’s start with author, illustrator and puppeteer Cindy Derby‘s notable debut, How to Walk an Ant, a step-by-step-with-detours-guide for, you guessed it, walking ants! Through this detailed instructional guide, readers learn that walking ants is…a messy, sometimes frustrating, sometimes…um, fatal (for the ants) […]

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Picture Book Review: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros & Brianne Farley

Review: Charlotte the Scientist is Squished by Camille Andros, illus. Brianne Farley Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: March 14, 2017 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book Description: Charlotte is a serious scientist. She solves important problems by following the scientific method. She has all the right equipment: protective glasses, a lab coat, a clipboard, and a magnifying […]

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Picture Book Reviews: Liz Wong’s Quackers & Brianne Farley’s Secret Tree Fort

Cheers to more terrific picture book discoveries! Quackers by Liz Wong Source: Hardcover Publication: March 22, 2016 by Knopf Verdict: Very Good Book Description: Quackers is a duck. Sure, he may have paws and whiskers. And his quacks might sound more like…well, meows, but he lives among ducks, everyone he knows is a duck, and he’s happy. Then Quackers meets […]

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