Category Archives: *Picture Book

Chirri & Chirra: In the Night by Kaya Doi

Chirri & Chirra: In the Night by Kaya Doi. Translated by David Boyd. Enchanted Lion Books, 2022. 9781592703845 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … 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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Merriam-Webster’s Ready-for-School Words: 1,000 Words for Big Kids by Hannah Campbell, illustrated by Sara Rhys

Merriam-Webster’s Ready-for-School Words: 1,000 Words for Big Kids by Hannah Campbell, illustrated by Sara Rhys. Merriam-Webster Kids, 2022. 9780877791249 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4,5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Just Like Jesse Owens by Andrew Young & Paula Young Shelton,  illustrated by Gordon C. James

Just Like Jesse Owens by Andrew Young & Paula Young Shelton,  illustrated by Gordon C. James. Scholastic, 2022. 9780545554657 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: ARC (publication date 8/2/22) Genre: Memoir What did you … Continue reading

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This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen, Candlewick Press, c2012, 2022 (first board book edition). 9781536228052  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? A little … Continue reading

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If This Bird Had Pockets by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater,  illustrated by Emma J. Virján

If This Bird Had Pockets by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater,  illustrated by Emma J. Virján. Wordsong, 2022. 9781635923865 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  In … Continue reading

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All Are Neighbors by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

All Are Neighbors by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman. Alfred A. Knopf, 2022. 9780593429983 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  A girl in … Continue reading

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Herbert on the Slide by Rilla Alexander

Herbert on the Slide by Rilla Alexander. Hippo Park, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, 2022. 9781662640117 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Lost by Sam Usher

Lost by Sam Usher, templar books/ Candlewick Press, c2021, 2022 (first U.S. edition). 9781536226645 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? A young boy wakes … Continue reading

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Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens by David Melling

Ruffles and the Teeny, Tiny Kittens by David Melling, nosy crow, c2021, 2022 (first U.S edition). 9781536227468  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? The … Continue reading

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