Category Archives: Illustrator

Inheritance: a visual poem by Elizabeth Acevedo, illustrated by Andrea Pippins

Inheritance: a visual poem by Elizabeth Acevedo, illustrated by Andrea Pippins. Quill Tree Books, 2022. 9780062931948 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Poetry What did you like about the book? Acevedo’s powerful poem … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Hunters by Andrea Farotto, illustrated by Martina Tonello

The Rainbow Hunters by Andrea Farotto, illustrated by Martina Tonello. Milky Way Picture Books, 2022. 9781990252068 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Adventure/picture book What did you like about the book? Bill decides … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Birds by Tomas Tuma & Encyclopedia of Plants, Fungi, and Lichens by Tereza Mecova, illustrated by Tomas Pernicky

Encyclopedia of Birds for Young Readers written and illustrated by Tomas Tuma. Albatross, 2022.  9788000063508 Encyclopedia of Plants, Fungi, and Lichens  for Young Readers by Tereza Mecova, illustrated by Tomas Pernicky. Albatross, 2022.  9788000063515 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent … Continue reading

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Marco Polo, Brave Explorer by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin

Marco Polo, Brave Explorer (Book Buddies, Book 2) by Cynthia Lord, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536213553 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or Aa Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Homework by Ashwin Guha,  illustrated by Vaibhav Kumaresh

The Homework by Ashwin Guha,  illustrated by Vaibhav Kumaresh. Karadi Tales, 2021. 9788194407126 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Paperback picture book What did you like about the book?  Bhattu and Kittu (possibly twin … Continue reading

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Quiet! By Céline Claire,  illustrated by Magali Le Huche

Quiet! by Céline Claire,  illustrated by Magali Le Huche, translated by Mirielle Messier. Milky Way Picture Books, c2018, 2021. 9781990252044 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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Big Truck Little Island by Chris Van Dusen

Big Truck Little Island by Chris Van Dusen. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536203936 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In a book as big as … Continue reading

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How to Bake a Universe by Alec Carvlin,  illustrated by Brian Briggs

How to Bake a Universe by Alec Carvlin,  illustrated by Brian Briggs. W.W. Norton, 2022. 9781324004233 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  This frothy … Continue reading

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Cats Cats Cats! by Stéphane Lapuss’, illustrated by Philippe Larbier, colored by Paillat

            Cats Cats Cats! by Stephane Lapuss’, illustrated by Philippe Larbier, colored by Paillat, Magnetic Press, c2011, 2017 (France), 2022 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Paperback comic/cartoon What did you like about the … Continue reading

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I Begin with Spring: The Life and Seasons of Henry David Thoreau by Julie Dunlap, illustrated by Megan Elizabeth Baratta

I Begin with Spring: The Life and Seasons of Henry David Thoreau by Julie Dunlap, illustrated by Megan Elizabeth Baratta. Tilbury House, 2022. 9780884489085 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)   5 Format: Hardcover What did you … Continue reading

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