Category Archives: *Picture Book

All in a Day by Chihiro Takeuchi

All in a Day by Chihiro Takeuchi. Berbay Books, c2022, 2023. 9781922610546 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  By combining a look-and-find format with … Continue reading

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When Mino Took the Bus by Simona Ciraolo

            When Mino Took the Bus by Simona Ciraolo.  Flying Eye Books, 2022. 9781838740887 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Mino, a little chipmunk, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Kind Crocodile by Leo Timmers

Kind Crocodile by Leo Timmers. Translated by Bill Nagelkerke. Gecko Press, 2023. 9781776574704 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book What did you like about the book? Kind crocodile finds himself in the rescue … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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Grandma’s Farm by Michael Garland

Grandma’s Farm by Michael Garland. Astra Young Readers, 2022. 9781635925838  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? When Grandma and Timmy go to visit the … Continue reading

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