A look at some wonderful picture books that I have had the pleasure of reading lately! All are titles I have read and enjoyed. On this installment of Recently Read, we have a few titles that my three year old has requested multiple read alouds of including Nobody’s Duck from Mary Sullivan, which is a totally entertaining, witty and sweet […]
I have had the great luck- again!- to have read through another stash of tremendous, unique, and fun picture books. You will see some returning favourites here including: the latest from Kyo Maclear and Kenard Pak with the stunning The Fog; the newest (and wonderfully madcap) collaboration from Philip C. Stead and Matthew Cordell; a new and awesome Olivia from […]
Samson in the Snow by Philip C. Stead Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: September 13, 2016 by Roaring Brook Press Book Description: One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off […]
Must Read Monday (50): Picture books from Philip C. Stead, Adam Lehrhaupt, Pamela Zagarenski & 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. From favourite authors and illustrators, to award-winners, to […]
Review: Lenny & Lucy by Philip C. Stead, illus. Erin E. Stead Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: October 6, 2015 by Roaring Brook Press Verdict: Excellent Book Description: Peter and his father are moving to a new house beyond the dark unfriendly woods. When they arrive at their new home, Peter wants to turn back. Fortunately, […]
I have had the pleasure of reading a number of terrific picture books as of late! From the much talked about to the wordless to the quieter offerings, here are some terrific picture book picks: Whimsy’s Heavy Things by Julie Kraulis. This is a thoughtful, contemplative and beautiful picture book from a Canadian writer/illustrator that addresses issues of anxiety […]
Welcome to the fourth edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight some new 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! This is the second week in a row I am featuring recently released picture book […]