Category Archives: Illustrator

Sneaky Shadows by S C Manchild, illustrated by Sam Caldwell

Sneaky Shadows by S C Manchild, illustrated by Sam Caldwell. Berbay Books, c2020, 2022. 9781922610454 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A guessing game … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Humor, Riddles, S C Manchild, Sam Caldwell | Tagged | Leave a comment

Snail Trail by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Christos Kourtoglou

Snail Trail by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Christos Kourtoglou. Cicada Books, 2023. 9781800660311 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Not all who wander are lost, … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Christos Kourtoglou, Feelings, Snails, Ziggy Hanaor | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy

A Sliver of Moon and a Shard of Truth: Stories from India by Chitra Soundar, illustrated by Uma Krishnaswamy. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536225150 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fiction/short stories What did … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, Chitra Soundar, India, Short Stories, Uma Krishnaswamy | Tagged | Leave a comment

How to Help a Friend by Karl Newson, illustrated by Clara Anganuzzi

How to Help a Friend by Karl Newson, illustrated by Clara Anganuzzi. Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536226676 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Clara Anganuzzi, Emotions, Empathy, Feelings, Friendship, Karl Newson, Stories-in-rhyme | Tagged | Leave a comment

Nubby by Dan Richards, illustrated by Shanda McCloskey

Nubby by Dan Richards, illustrated by Shanda McCloskey. Alfred A. Knopf, 2023. 9780593381090  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Nubby is a stuffed rabbit … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Dan Richards, Illustrator, Shanda McCloskey, Stuffed Animals | Tagged | Leave a comment

Calling the Wind by Trudy Ludwig,  illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi

Calling the Wind: A Story of Healing and Hope by Trudy Ludwig,  illustrated by Kathryn Otoshi. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593426401 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Death, Grief, Kathryn Otoshi, Trudy Ludwig | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Moon Tonight: Our Moon’s Journey Around Earth by Jung Chang-hoon, illustrated by Jang Ho

The Moon Tonight: Our Moon’s Journey Around Earth by Jung Chang-hoon, illustrated by Jang Ho, translated by Paige Morris. Blue Dot Kids, 2023. 9781737603252 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, Astronomy, Jang Ho, Jung Chang-hoon, Moon, Science | Tagged | Leave a comment

Wildoak by C. C. Harrington

Wildoak by C. C. Harrington, drawings by Diana Sudyka. Scholastic Press, 2022. 9781338803860 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Historical fiction What did you like about the book? Maggie is so afflicted by … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Starred Review, C. C. Harrington, Cats, Diana Sudyka, Disabilities, Forests, Historical fiction, Realistic fiction | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cocoa Magic by Sandra Bradley, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard

Cocoa Magic by Sandra Bradley, illustrated by Gabrielle Grimard. Pajama Press, 2022. 9781772782646 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Daniel was only four when … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Gabrielle Grimard, Kindness, Sandra Bradley | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Bear and the Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto, illustrated by Komako Sakai

The Bear and the Wildcat by Kazumi Yumoto, illustrated by Komako Sakai. Gecko Press, c2008, 2011, 2023 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Bear … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Death, Kazumi Yumoto, Komako Sakai | Tagged | Leave a comment