Tag Archives: Candlewick Studio

One and Everything by Sam Winston

One and Everything by Sam Winston. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536215663 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Using an extended visual and narrative metaphor, this … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Ancient History, Language, Sam Winston, Writing | Tagged | Comments Off on One and Everything by Sam Winston

Paradise Sands by Levi Pinfold

Paradise Sands by Levi Pinfold. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536212822 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  Levi Pinfold’s extraordinary mixed media artwork dominate this haunting, … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Fairy tale, Levi Pinfold | Tagged | Comments Off on Paradise Sands by Levi Pinfold

The Woman Who Turned Children Into Birds by David Almond,  illustrated by Laura Carlin

The Woman Who Turned Children Into Birds by David Almond,  illustrated by Laura Carlin. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536219968 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Author, Birds, David Almond, Illustrator, Laura Carlin, Magic | Tagged | Comments Off on The Woman Who Turned Children Into Birds by David Almond,  illustrated by Laura Carlin

One Sky by Aaron Becker

One Sky by Aaron Becker. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536225365 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book? The universality of the many hues of the sky, from … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Aaron Becker, Author, Board book, Colors | Tagged | Comments Off on One Sky by Aaron Becker

Saving the Butterfly by Helen Cooper, illustrated by Gill Smith

Saving the Butterfly: A Story About Refugees by Helen Cooper, illustrated by Gill Smith. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536220551  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre:  Realistic fiction What did you like … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Emotional Issues, Gill Smith, Helen Cooper, Refugees, Trauma | Tagged | Comments Off on Saving the Butterfly by Helen Cooper, illustrated by Gill Smith

Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi

Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536221459 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Vertebrates are turned inside out, allowing readers to … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Anatomy, Chihiro Takeuchi, Skeleton | Tagged | Comments Off on Whose Bones Are Those? by Chihiro Takeuchi

The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardá

The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardá. Candlewick Studio, 2022. 9781536220544 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Fantasy What did you like about the book? Franca has a funny feeling one day, … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Imagination, Júlia Sardá, Siblings | Tagged | Comments Off on The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardá

The Song of the Nightingale by Tanya Landman, illustrated by Laura Carlin

The Song of the Nightingale by Tanya Landman, illustrated by Laura Carlin, Candlewick Studio, 2020. 9781536217681 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book?  When the … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Animals, Folklore, Laura Carlin, Tanya Landman | Tagged | Comments Off on The Song of the Nightingale by Tanya Landman, illustrated by Laura Carlin

Paper Peek Alphabet by Chihiro Takeuchi

Paper Peek Alphabet by Chihiro Takeuchi. Candlewick Studio, 2021. 9781536211504 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Board book What did you like about the book?  This cute and stylish die-cut effort combines ABCs and … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Alphabet, Author, Board book, Chihiro Takeuchi, Counting, Puzzles | Tagged | Comments Off on Paper Peek Alphabet by Chihiro Takeuchi