Welcome to Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. I have not been doing a great job with keeping up and participating, but I have been inspired this week’s topic: the most unique books we’ve read! With the caveat that I have probably/most likely missed a number of unique […]
Ahh, the world of picture books is a marvelous, incredible one. I have read over one hundred picture books this year- and counting- and it’s been another STELLAR year. Innovative, hysterical, meaningful, and all around excellent, picture books authors and illustrators continue to amaze. As holiday season is almost upon us and many of us- myself included!- are in the […]
Review: A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada/Candlewick Press. Thank you! Publication: September 6, 2016 by Candlewick Press Verdict: Excellent Book Description: New York Times best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers and fine artist Sam Winston deliver a lyrical picture book inspiring readers of all ages to create, to question, to […]
Must Read Monday (45): Picture Books from Elanna Allen, Ben Clanton, Adam Rex & Christian Robinson and more!
Welcome to another edition of Must Read Monday! This feature is where I spotlight older, recent, or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This week is all about picture books- five titles, to be exact! The following picture […]
2015 is (I cannot believe it) slowly but surely coming to an end, but the roster of terrific picture books is not slowing down! Here’s a rundown of some of the recently read great picture book titles I have read and would recommend: The Cow Who Climbed a Tree by Gemma Merino. I love Merino’s The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like […]
Welcome to the eleventh edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight current and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder, illus. Julie Morstad Expected publication: […]
There is a lot of awesomeness in the picture book genre; so much so that I have a hard time keeping up with all the great new titles coming out! Here, in no particular order, are picture book titles that I have recently read and would recommend: Mister Bud Wears the Cone by Carter Goodrich. I fell in love with […]