Picture Book Review: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson & Rafael López

Review: The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Publication: August 28, 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin Young Readers Group Book Description: National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet heartening book […]

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Picture Book Review: Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate & Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Review: Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate & Jennifer Black Reinhardt Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: April 3, 2018 by Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Book Description: From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, a sweet book of encouragement, filled with humor and insight into the effort behind any meaningful accomplishment in life. A perfect gift […]

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Halloween Picture Book Giveaway!

Something fun and not at all too scary for Halloween: a chance to win one of four perfect-for-Halloween picture books! Courtesy of the lovely folks at Raincoast Books, I have four new seasonal spooky reads to share with you, and one lucky reader will have the chance to win their top picture book pick. Halloween Picture Book Giveaway details are […]

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Great Picture Books (and more!) (11)

It’s been a tad quiet on the Fab Book Reviews front lately…I had lofty goals for posting in June, somehow (why?!?) not counting on the fact that Summer Reading Club, school visits, and recent life craziness, etc., would really impact my reading and posting schedule! Ah well! Here are some wonderful picture books and non-fiction children’s titles I’ve recently read […]

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