Category Archives: Classics

Ol’ Bloo’s Boogie Woogie Band and Blues Ensemble – Jan Huling, illustrated by Henri Sorensen

 Ol’ Bloo’s Boogie Woogie Band and Blues Ensemble – Jan Huling, illustrated by Henri Sorensen, Peachtree, (9781561454365), 2010 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Frankenstein – Mary Shelley, adapted by M. Chandler, illustrated by Linus Liu

    Frankenstein (Manga Classics) – Mary Shelley, adapted by M. Chandler, illustrated by Linus Liu, Manga Classics, 9781947808164, 2020 Format: Paperback Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre: Science Fiction (Graphic Novel) What did you like about the book? Frankenstein is … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas by Tony Wilson, illustrated by Sue deGennaro

 The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas by Tony Wilson, illustrated by Sue deGennaro, Peachtree, 9781682630518, 2009 (paperback edition, 2018) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore, illustrations by Anita Lobel

    The Night Before Christmas – Clement C. Moore, illustrations by Anita Lobel, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 9781534469679, c1984, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Heidi – Johanna Spyri, retold by Jeanne Willis, illustrated by Briony May Smith

  Heidi – Johanna Spyri, retold by Jeanne Willis, illustrated by Briony May Smith, Nosy Crow, (9781536214222), 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre: Classic fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Madeline At the White House, John Bemelmans Marciano

Madeline At the White House, John Bemelmans Marciano, Viking, (9780670012282), 2011 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book? This addition to the classic Madeline … Continue reading

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Marge’s Little Lulu: The Fuzzythingus Poopi – John Stanley

Marge’s Little Lulu: The Fuzzythingus Poopi – John Stanley, Drawn & Quarterly, (9781770463660), 2020 Format: Hardcover comic/cartoon Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Humor What did you like about the book? It is extraordinary … Continue reading

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The Three Billy Goats Buenos, by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Miguel Ordóñez

      The Three Billy Goats Buenos, by Susan Middleton Elya, illustrated by Miguel Ordóñez, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 9780399547409 (ebook), 9780399547393 (hardcover), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Fairy tale … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare: The Tempest retold by Georghia Ellinas, illustrated by Jane Ray

William Shakespeare: The Tempest retold by Georghia Ellinas, illustrated by Jane Ray. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536211443 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” is retold in picture … Continue reading

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The Little Engine That Could: 90th Anniversary Edition – Watty Piper, reimagined by Dan Santat

  The Little Engine That Could: 90th Anniversary Edition – Watty Piper, reimagined by Dan Santat, Platt & Munk, an imprint of Grosset & Dunlop, 9780593094396, c1930, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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