Category Archives: Concepts

What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking by Tina Oziewicz, illustrated by Aleksandra Zajac

What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking by Tina Oziewicz, illustrated by Aleksandra Zajac, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Croft, Elsewhere Editions, c2020, translated 2021.  9781953861283 (published July 2022) Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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Shapes and Colors by John Canty

Shapes and Colors by John Canty. Berbay Publishing, 2021. 9780645069686 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Concepts/picture book What did you like about the book? Colors so vibrant that they glisten, and easy … Continue reading

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Peekaboo: Love / Peekaboo: Moon by Camilla Reid, illustrated by Ingela P Arrhenius

Peekaboo: Love (9781536220209) / Peekaboo: Moon (9781536222753) by Camilla Reid, illustrated by Ingela P Arrhenius. Nosy Crow, 2021. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board Book Genre:  Interactive What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Animals Move by Jane Whittingham

Animals Move by Jane Whittingham.  Pajama Press, Inc, 2021.  9781772782387 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review):  5 Format: Hardcover picture book  What did you like about the book?  In this book, adorable baby animals frolic, jump, … Continue reading

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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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