Author Archives: Stephanie Tournas

My Dad is a Grizzly Bear by Swapna Haddow, illustrated by Dapo Adeola

My Dad is a Grizzly Bear by Swapna Haddow, illustrated by Dapo Adeola. Red Comet Press, 2022. 9781636550114 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Fantasy/humor What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Days Like This by Oriane Smith, illustrated by Alice Gravier

Days Like This by Oriane Smith, illustrated by Alice Gravier. Milky Way Picture Books, 2022. 9781990252099 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Realistic What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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The Patron Thief of Bread by Lindsay Eagar

The Patron Thief of Bread by Lindsay Eagar. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536204681 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? In the town of Odierne, in … Continue reading

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My Day in the Park by Marta Orzel

My Day in the Park by Marta Orzel. Blue Dot Kids, 2022. 9781737603245 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic picture book What did you like about the book? A child relates a … Continue reading

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Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure by Mike Shiell

Linty: A Pocketful of Adventure by Mike Shiell. Kids Can Press, 2022. 9781525304941 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Imagine the quiet life … Continue reading

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I Am a Baby by Bob Shea

I Am a Baby by Bob Shea. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536218329 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Humorous picture book What did you like about the book? Sleepy parents and ambiguous siblings will … Continue reading

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The Final Cut by Denis Markell

The Final Cut by Denis Markell. Delacorte Press, 2022. 9780593180662 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? Alex is in 7th grade, and is excited … Continue reading

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Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi

Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536221459 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Vertebrates are turned inside out, allowing readers to … Continue reading

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Aaahhh! by Guilherme Karsten

Aaahhh! by Guilherme Karsten. Translation by Eric M. B. Becker. Tapioca Stories, 2022. 9781734783926 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy picture book What did you like about the book? A tremendously loud … Continue reading

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Pacey Packer, Unicorn Tracker: Mermaids vs. Unicorns by J. C. Phillipps

Pacey Packer, Unicorn Tracker: Mermaids vs. Unicorns by J. C. Phillipps. Random House, 2022. 9780593179567 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover graphic novel Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Pacey Packer … Continue reading

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