Great Picture Books! (24)

Welcome to another round-up of recently read and recommended picture books! In no particular order, here are the titles: the superb The Patchwork Bike, by Australian writer and slam poet Maxine Beneba Clarke, with illustrations (acrylic on recycled cardboard- amazing) done by artist Van Thanh Rudd, this story touches on everything from the latitude of imagination to poverty- be sure […]

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Picture Book Reviews: Ta-Da! & We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Changing Picture Book

Ta-Da! by Kathy Ellen Davis, illus. Kaylani Juanita Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: June 26, 2018 by Chronicle Books Book Description: What makes a good story? One little girl thinks it’s a princess with magic powers that can (ta-da!) overcome any obstacle. Her friend thinks it’s (dun dun duh!) a host of dragons, pirates, and volcanos […]

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Picture Book Review: Say Zoop! by HervĂ© Tullet

An awesomely fun, interactive picture book here on the review docket! Say Zoop! by HervĂ© Tullet Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: August 1, 2017 by Chronicle Books Book Description: Make some noise! Shout OH!” Whisper “oh!” Say “Zoop”? Yes! “Zoop!” “Zoop!” “Zoop!” The newest book from Herve Tullet magically responds with bursts of color and moving […]

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