Picture Book Reviews: Door & Little Bear’s Big House

Two wonderful picture books courtesy of my friends at Raincoast Books on review today, each dealing with very different sorts of adventures! First I will be talking about Door by JiHyeon Lee, followed by Benjamin Chaud‘s Little Bear’s Big House.   JiHyeon’s debuted with the critically acclaimed and gorgeous wordless picture book Pool; the author and illustrator returns with the […]

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Great Picture Books! (21)

Welcome to another round-up of recently read and recommended picture books, including two early reader titles! In no particular order, here are the books: let’s start with the whimsical and utterly clever and charming Owls Are Good at Keeping Secrets: An Unusual Alphabet by Sara O’Leary, illustrated by Jacob Grant, a wonderfully inventive alphabet story that had me delighted me […]

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Picture Book Reviews: Giraffe and Bird Together Again & Our New Kittens

Two picture books on the review list today, courtesy of the lovely folks at Pajama Press!   First up is Rebecca Bender‘s Giraffe and Bird Together Again, starring the popular duo from the award-winning Canadian author-illustrator’s Giraffe and Bird series of titles. In Giraffe and Bird Together Again, Giraffe becomes increasingly worried when Bird doesn’t join him for breakfast or […]

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Picture Book Review: P Is for Pterodactyl by Raj Haldar, Chris Carpenter & Maria Tina Beddia

P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever by Raj Haldar and Chris Carpenter, illus. Maria Tina Beddia Source: Hardcopy courtesy Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: November 13, 2018 by Sourcebooks Book Description: Let’s get real- the English language is bizarre. A might be for apple, but it’s also for aisle and aeons. Why does the word “gnat” start […]

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Great Picture Books! (20)

Welcome to another round-up of recently read and recommended picture books- with one early reader in the mix! In no particular order, here are the titles: let’s start with the unbearably gorgeous and mesmerizing The Stuff of Stars by Marion Dane Bauer, illustrated by Ekua Holmes, a poetic, vital and incredible story that follows time before the Big Bang all […]

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