Category Archives: Concepts

First Words Farm:  Sheep or Cow? by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova

First Words Farm:  Sheep or Cow? by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova. Albatros, 2021. 9788000061375 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? Part of a series (First … Continue reading

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First Words Opposites:  Big or Small by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova

First Words Opposites:  Big or Small by Lenka Chytilova, illustrated by Veronika Zacarova. Albatros, 2021. 9788000061351 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? Part of a series (First … Continue reading

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Rainbows in Bloom: Discovering Colors with Flowers by Darroch Putnam & Michael Putnam

Rainbows in Bloom: Discovering Colors with Flowers by Darroch Putnam & Michael Putnam. Phaidon, 2021. 9781838662981 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book Genre:  Concept What did you like about the book? I love … Continue reading

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100 First Words by Lauren Crisp, illustrated byThomas Elliott

100 First Words by Lauren Crisp, ilustrated byThomas Elliott. Tiger Tales, 2021. 9781680106879 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board Book Genre:  Concepts What did you like about the book? This little board book showcases … Continue reading

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Can You See Me? by Gökçe Irten

Can You See Me? by Gökçe Irten. Kids Can Press, c2020, 2021. 9781525308376 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  An unseen narrator addresses readers … Continue reading

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Opposites Abstract by Mo Willems

Opposites Abstract by Mo Willems. Hyperion Books for Children, 2021. 9781368070973 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Mo Willems is a genius. He just is. In … Continue reading

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Plants: Words of the World and Animals: Words of the World, illustrated by Motomitsu Maehara

Plants: Words of the World  and Animals: Words of the World, illustrated by Motomitsu Maehara. Blue Dot, 2021. 9781736226438, 9781736226445 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book Genre: Picture book What did you … Continue reading

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Counting Creatures by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sharon King-Chai

Counting Creatures by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sharon King-Chai. Dial Books for Young Readers, 9780593324530, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Concept book (counting) What did you like about the book? This book is … Continue reading

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Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando

Black Cat, White Cat by Silvia Borando. Candlewick, 2020. 9781536216035 Format: Board Book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animals/concept What did you like about the book? A concept board book with an actual story … Continue reading

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Numbers: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo

Numbers: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635328, 2021 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)   4 What did you like about the book:   A fun numbers lift-the-flap story in Spanish & English.  … Continue reading

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