Author Archives: kyurenka

Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer, illustrated by Marvin Bileck

 Rain Makes Applesauce by Julian Scheer, illustrated by Marvin Bileck, Holiday House, 9780823400911 (hardcover), 9780823443611 (restored hardcover), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Rain Makes … Continue reading

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Boundless Sky by Amanda Addison, illustrated by Manuela Adreani

    Boundless Sky by Amanda Addison, illustrated by Manuela Adreani, Lantana Publishing, 9781911373704 (ebook), 9781911373674 (hardcover), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Bird undertakes a … Continue reading

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Where Lily Isn’t by Julie Paschkis, illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine

 Where Lily Isn’t by Julie Paschkis, illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine, Godwin Books /Henry Holt, 9781250184252, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? The loss of a pet is … Continue reading

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Cyclops of Central Park by Madelyn Rosenberg, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov

 Cyclops of Central Park by Madelyn Rosenberg, illustrated by Victoria Tentler-Krylov, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 9780525514701 (hardcover), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Cyclops counts his sheep in … Continue reading

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The Thank You Letter by Jane Cabrera

 The Thank You Letter by Jane Cabrera, Holiday House, 9780823442508, c2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? What a lovely book to read to … Continue reading

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Imagine That! – by Tom Burlison, illustrated by Sara Sanchez

 Imagine That! – by Tom Burlison, illustrated by Sara Sanchez, Tiger Tales, 9781680101928, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book?Everyone needs a “Ruby” in their … Continue reading

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King Mouse by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Dena Seiferling

   King Mouse by Cary Fagan, illustrated by Dena Seiferling, Tundra, 9780735264045 (hardcover), 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? Seiferling’s sepia-toned illustrations provide a … Continue reading

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