Category Archives: Grandparents

Chloe’s Lunar New Year by Lily LaMotte, illustrated by Michelle Lee

Chloe’s Lunar New Year by Lily LaMotte, illustrated by Michelle Lee. Harper, 2023. 9780063076518 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Chloe and her little … Continue reading

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Granny and Bean by Karen Hesse, illustrated by Charlotte Voake

Granny and Bean by Karen Hesse, illustrated by Charlotte Voake. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536214048  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This picture book set … Continue reading

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Grandad’s Pink Trousers by Lucie Hášová Truhelková, illustrated by Andrea Tachezy

Grandad’s Pink Trousers by Lucie Hášová Truhelková, illustrated by Andrea Tachezy. Translation by Andrew Oakland. Albatros Media, 2022. 9788000065922 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 2 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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At the Drop of a Hat by Élise Fontenaille,  illustrated by Violeta Lópiz

At the Drop of a Hat by Élise Fontenaille,  illustrated by Violeta Lópiz, translated by Karin Snelson & Emilie Robert Wong. Enchanted Lion, c2011, 2023. 9781592703821 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover picture … Continue reading

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Giant Island by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Doug Keith

Giant Island by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Doug Keith. Flashlight Press, 2022. 9781947277182  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture Book What did you like about the book? Layers of intrigue surround this fun book … Continue reading

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Shu Lin’s Grandpa by Matt Goodfellow,  illustrated by Yu Rong

Shu Lin’s Grandpa by Matt Goodfellow,  illustrated by Yu Rong. Candlewick Press, c2021, 2022. 9781536223156 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A new student, … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Eyes by Cao Wenxuan

Dragonfly Eyes by Cao Wenxuan, translated by Helen Wang. Candlewick Press, c2016, 2021. 9781536200188 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Three generations, two … Continue reading

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Teddy, Let’s Go! by Michelle Nott, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi

Teddy, Let’s Go! by Michelle Nott, illustrated by Nahid Kazemi. Enchanted Lion Books, 2022. 9781592703685 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This lovely story with … Continue reading

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Something About Grandma by Tania de Regil

Something About Grandma by Tania de Regil. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536201949 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Julia is going to stay with Grandma without … Continue reading

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The Secret of the Plátano / El secreto del plátano by Luz Maria Mack, illustrated by Stephany Mesa

The Secret of the Plátano (9781953859235) / El secreto del plátano (9781953859464) by Luz Maria Mack, illustrated by Stephany Mesa. Soaring Kite Books, 2022. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Realistic … Continue reading

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