Category Archives: *Starred Review

Make, Bake & Learn to Cook by David Atherton, illustrated by Rachel Stubbs

Make, Bake & Learn to Cook: Fun & Healthy Recipes for Young Cooks by David Atherton,  illustrated by Rachel Stubbs. Candlewick Press, c2020, 2021. 9781536219364 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did … Continue reading

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Where Is Everybody? by Remy Charlip

Where Is Everybody? by Remy Charlip, Enchanted Lion, c1957, 2022 (June). 9781592702831  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Picture book What did you like about the book? This book, first published in 1957, … Continue reading

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Chinese Kite Festival by Rich Lo

Chinese Kite Festival by Rich Lo. Holiday House, 2021. 9780823447640 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? A series of fourteen animal kites floats elegantly … Continue reading

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Shapes and Colors by John Canty

Shapes and Colors by John Canty. Berbay Publishing, 2021. 9780645069686 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Concepts/picture book What did you like about the book? Colors so vibrant that they glisten, and easy … Continue reading

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The Aquanaut by Dan Santat

The Aquanaut by Dan Santat, graphix/Scholastic, 2022.  9780545497619 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Paperback graphic ARC (published March 1, 2022) Genre: Animal/Fantasy fiction What did you like about the book? Sophie’s Dad and … Continue reading

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P is for Puffin: The ABCs of Uncommon Animals by Timothy Young

P is for Puffin: The ABCs of Uncommon Animals by Timothy Young. Schiffer Kids, 2021. 9780764362477 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board Book Genre:  Animals/ABC What did you like about the book? Uncommon animals … Continue reading

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My Pet Goldfish by Catherine Rayner

My Pet Goldfish by Catherine Rayner. Candlewick, 2021. 9781536215205 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  If you’ve been waiting for the perfect book for … Continue reading

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Good Eating: The (Short) Life of Krill by Matt Lilley, illustrated by Dan Tavis

Good Eating: The (Short) Life of Krill by Matt Lilley, illustrated by Dan Tavis, Tilbury House Publishers, 2022. 9780884488675  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? Though … Continue reading

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The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky by Kim Jihyun

The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky by Kim Jihyun. Floris Books, c2017, 2021. 9781782507420 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Nina: A Story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd,  illustrated by Christian Robinson

Nina: A Story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd,  illustrated by Christian Robinson. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2021. 9781524737283 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Biography What did you like … Continue reading

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