Great Picture Books! (23)

Welcome to another round-up of recently read and recommended picture books! In no particular order, here are the titles: let’s start with Grandma’s Tiny House: A Counting Story! by Janay Brown-Wood, illustrated Priscilla Burris, an adorable and vivacious counting story about friends and family coming over and filling up a grandma’s house to almost (!) bursting with their company and […]

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Review: Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

Review: Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen Source: ARC courtesy of Susin Nielsen and Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada. Thank you! Expected publication: February 21, 2017 by Tundra Books Book Description: Petula’s funny, and a crafting genius, but no social star at high school, and it doesn’t help that she’s isolated herself after her adored toddler sister died. Petula feels […]

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Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen

Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen Source: Digital galley courtesy of Tundra Books, imprint of Random House of Canada Limited, via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected Publication: Hardcover and Kindle edition, May 12, 2015 Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Thirteen-year-old Stewart Inkster is academically brilliant but “ungifted” socially. Fourteen-year-old Ashley Anderson is the undisputed “It” girl of […]

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