Category Archives: Rhyming

How to Help a Pumpkin Grow, written and illustrated by Ashley Wolff

How to Help a Pumpkin Grow – written and illustrated by Ashley Wolff. Beach Lane Books, 2021. 9781481419345 Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format:  Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Whole Whale – by Karen Yin, illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff. Barefoot Books, 9781646861637, 2021  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Picture book What did you like about the book?  This effort successfully … Continue reading

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Secret, Secret Agent Guy – written by Kira Bigwood, illustrated by Celia Krampien

Secret, Secret Agent Guy – written by Kira Bigwood, illustrated by Celia Krampien, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9781534469211, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture book What did you like … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw it Away by Keb’ Mo’, illustrated by Charlie Astrella

Don’t Throw it Away by Keb’ Mo’, illustrated by Charlie Astrella, Published by Flowerpot Press, 9781486721092, 2021 Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book-Recycling What did you like about the book? Kinesthetically illustrated, … Continue reading

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Unicorn Night: Sleep Tight by Diana Murray, Illustrated by Luke Flowers

Unicorn Night: Sleep Tight by Diana Murray, Illustrated by Luke Flowers, Published by Sourcebooks, 9781728222981, 2021 Format: Hardcover, 32 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture book-Fantasy What did you like about the book? Digitally Illustrated, pictures … Continue reading

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Big Feelings by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

Big Feelings by Alexandra Penfold, illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman. Alfred A. Knopf, 2021. 9780525579748 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A diverse group of … Continue reading

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Poem in My Pocket by Chris Tougas, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon

Poem in My Pocket by Chris Tougas, illustrated by Josée Bisaillon. Kids Can Press, 9781525301452, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book – poetry What did you like about the book?  A young girl … Continue reading

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Coyote’s Soundbite: A Poem for Our Planet by John Agard, illustrations by Piet Grobler

Coyote’s Soundbite: A Poem for Our Planet by John Agard, illustrations by Piet Grobler. Lantana Publishing, 9781911373735, 2021 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the … Continue reading

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The Nut That Fell from the Tree by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by France Cormier

The Nut That Fell from the Tree by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by France Cormier. Kids Can Press, 2020. 9781525301193 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Animal fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Dinosong by Tim McCanna, illustrated by Richard Smythe

   Dinosong by Tim McCanna, illustrated by Richard Smythe, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781534430020 (HB), 9781534430037 (E-book), 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture book What did you like about … Continue reading

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