Category Archives: Art

A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang

A Boy Named Isamu: A Story of Isamu Noguchi by James Yang. Viking, 2021. 9780593203446 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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What Adults Don’t Know About Art: Inspiring Young Minds to Love and Enjoy Art by The School of Life

What Adults Don’t Know About Art: Inspiring Young Minds to Love and Enjoy Art by The School of Life. The School of Life, 9781912891290, 2021 Format:  Hardcover  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  What did … Continue reading

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Hidden Planet: Secrets of the Animal Kingdom – written and illustrated by Ben Rothery

Hidden Planet: Secrets of the Animal Kingdom – written and illustrated by Ben Rothery, Tilbury House, 9780884488750, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Oversized hardcover What did you like about the book?  This ravishing … Continue reading

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Make Meatballs Sing: The Life & Art of Corita Kent – by Matthew Burgess,  illustrated by Kara Krame

Make Meatballs Sing: The Life & Art of Corita Kent – by Matthew Burgess,  illustrated by Kara Kramer, Enchanted Lion, 9781592703166, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book biography What did … Continue reading

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Princess Arabella at the Museum – written and illustrated by Mylo Freeman

    Princess Arabella at the Museum – written and illustrated by Mylo Freeman, Cassava Republic Press, 9781913175061, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Muck & Magic by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill

Muck & Magic by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Olivia Lomenech Gill. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536212884 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like about the book? This short novel reads … Continue reading

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When I Draw a Panda – written & illustrated by Amy June Bates

     When I Draw a Panda – written & illustrated by Amy June Bates, Simon & Schuster, 9781481451482, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book?  A … Continue reading

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A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead – written and illustrated by Evan Turk

    A Thousand Glass Flowers: Marietta Barovier and the Invention of the Rosetta Bead – written and illustrated by Evan Turk, Atheneum Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534410343, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred … Continue reading

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Simon at the Art Museum – written by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Christine Davenier

 Simon at the Art Museum – written by Christina Soontornvat, illustrated by Christine Davenier, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781534437524, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Love by Sophia – by Jim Averbeck, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail

     Love by Sophia – by Jim Averbeck, illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail, Margaret K. Elderry Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781481477901, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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