Category Archives: Concepts

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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Shapes & Patterns: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo

Shapes & Patterns: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635441, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)   4 What did you like about the book:   A fun shapes & patterns story in … Continue reading

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Opposites: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo

Opposites: Canticos Bilingual Firsts by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635519, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 What did you like about the book:   A simple fun opposites story in Spanish & English … Continue reading

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Little Elephants / Elefantitos: Canticos Bilingual Nursery Rhymes by Susie Jaramillo

Little Elephants / Elefantitos: Canticos Bilingual Nursery Rhymes by Susie Jaramillo. Encantos, 9781945635557, 2020 Format: Board book Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  4 What did you like about the book:   A  lift-the-flap counting story of … Continue reading

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Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look At the World Around You – Jorge Doneiger

     Curious Comparisons: A Life-Size Look At the World Around You – Jorge Doneiger, photographs by Guido Chouela, Christina Reche, Marcello Setton and David Sisso, Candlewick Press, (9781536200218), c2008, 2020 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a … Continue reading

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We Love Dinosaurs by Lucy Volpin

We Love Dinosaurs by Lucy Volpin. Nosy Crow, 9781536214437, 2020 Format: Board Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture book  What did you like about the book? This book was originally released as … Continue reading

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Round – Jennifer Ward, illustrations by Lisa Congdon

 Round – Jennifer Ward, illustrations by Lisa Congdon, Beach Lane Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 9781534431195, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about … Continue reading

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