Category Archives: Picture Book

Peppa Pig and the Great Vacation

Peppa Pig and the Great Vacation, Candlewick. 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 3 Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book?This is another book in the Peppa Pig series, which is based on the TV show from England. It follows Peppa … Continue reading

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The Star Spangled Banner, by Peter Spier

The Star Spangled Banner, by Peter Spier, Random House, 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 3 Genre:  history What did you like about the book?The illustrations are great. Each page has a line from the Star Spangled Banner and there are multiple pictures … Continue reading

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We the People, Peter Spier

We the People, Peter Spier, Random House, 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 4 Genre:  history What did you like about the book?This illustrated version of the constitution of the United States is an excellent addition to an elementary, middle school social studies … Continue reading

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A Walk in Paris by Salvatore Rubbino

A Walk in Paris by Salvatore Rubbino. Candlewick, 2014. Format: Picture Book Rating: 5 Genre:  Nonfiction What did you like about the book?: The retro chic illustrations in muted tones and whimsical typography are lively and enthralling. They perfectly convey the stylishness … Continue reading

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In New York, by Marc Brown

In New York, by Marc Brown, Alfred, A. Knoph, New York, 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 5 Genre: travel What did you like about the book?Marc Brown shares his images of New York from his first arrival into the city at the age … Continue reading

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A Gift for Mama, by Linda Ravin Lodding

A Gift for Mama, by Linda RavinLodding, Alfred Knopf, New York, 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 5 Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?What first caught my eye were the exotic illustrations in this book. Immediately I can see the story … Continue reading

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Where’s Mommy, by Beverly Donofrio and Barbara Mc Clintock

Where’s Mommy, by Beverly Donofrio and Barbara Mc Clintock, Schwartz and Wade Books, New York, 2014 Format: Picture Rating: 4 Genre: Fantasy What did you like about the book?This is the story of a little girl and a little mouse who live … Continue reading

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