Category Archives: Stories-in-rhyme

This Little Kitty by Karen Obuhanych

This Little Kitty by Karen Obuhanych. Alfred A. Knopf, 2023. 9780593435144 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Obuhanych leads young readers through a day in … Continue reading

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Octopus Shocktopus! by Peter Bently, illustrated by Steven Lenton

Octopus Shocktopus! by Peter Bently, illustrated by Steven Lenton. Nosy Crow, an imprint of Candlewick Presss, 2022. 9781536223965 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the … Continue reading

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My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem

My Baba’s House: A Poem of Hope by Dr. Amani Mugasa, illustrated by Eman Salem. The Islamic Foundation, 2022. 9780860378617 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Inspirational What did you like … Continue reading

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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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