Category Archives: Stories-in-rhyme

Who Takes Care of You? by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Jade Orlando

Who Takes Care of You? by Hannah Eliot, illustrated by Jade Orlando. Little Simon, 2021. 9781665905800 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board Book Genre: Picture books What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

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Welcome Home by Aimee Reid, illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh

Welcome Home by Aimee Reid, illustrated by Rashin Kheiriyeh. Beach Lane Books, 2022. 9781534438866 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic picture book What did you like about the book? Poetic rhyming text … Continue reading

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The Barking Ballad: A Bark-Along Meow-Along Book by Julie Paschkis

The Barking Ballad: A Bark-Along Meow-Along Book by Julie Paschkis. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2021. 9781534492608 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre: Animal fiction/picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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We Give Thanks by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier

We Give Thanks by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier. Beach Lane Books, 2021. 9781442465077 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Picture book What did you like about the book? A rabbit and … Continue reading

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Bears at the Beach by Shirley Parenteau, illustrated by David Walker

 Bears at the Beach by Shirley Parenteau, illustrated by David Walker. Candlewick Press, (9781536208382), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   Big Brown … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Knew Nothing by James Thorp, illustrated by Angus MacKinnon

The Boy Who Knew Nothing by James Thorp, illustrated by Angus MacKinnon. Templar Books, 9781536217131, 2019 (first U.S. edition 2021) Format: Hardcover, 40 pages Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture book-discovery What did you like about … Continue reading

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In My Life by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, illustrated by Genevieve Santos

In My Life by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, illustrated by Genevieve Santos. Little Simon, (9781534465855), 2021 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Pirates vs. Monsters by David Crosby, illustrations by Lee Cosgrove

Pirates vs. Monsters by David Crosby, illustrations by Lee Cosgrove. Maverick Publishing, 9781848867086, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre: Picture Book  What did you like about the book? This story had … Continue reading

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Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Sarah Massini

Mouse’s Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Sarah Massini. Nosy Crow, (9781536214406), 2020 Format:  Hardcover Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture Book What did you like about the book?   It’s 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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