Today’s PPBF post is in honor of Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a children’s author who left this world much too soon. Title: ! (Exclamation Mark!) Written by: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Illustrated by: Tom Lichtenheld Scholastic 2013 Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/topics: punctuation, fitting in Opening: He stood out from the very beginning. Brief synopsis (from barnesandnoble.com) He … More ! (Exclamation Mark!)
Here’s a fun one for Perfect Picture Book Friday! Title: Du Iz Tak? Written and illustrated by: Carson Ellis Candlewick, 2016, fiction Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/topics: nature, insects, life cycle, plants, language Opening: Du iz tak? Ma Nazoot. Brief synopsis (from barnesandnoble.com) Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies … More Du Iz Tak?
So happy to be part of Multicultural Children’s Book Day! Thank you to author Valarie Budayr and Audrey Press for supplying a review copy. Dragons are Real Written by Valarie Budayr Illustrated by Michael Welply Audrey Press, 2016 Fiction Dragons Are For Real is not a typical “multicultural” book. While the book shows diverse children … More Multicultural Children’s Book Day review
Perfect Picture Book Friday: One Word from Sophia … More One Word From Sophia
Perfect Picture Book Friday is back with The Lion Inside, a tale that inspires empathy and courage. … More The Lion Inside
Just released! Middle grade monster mayhem! Title: From the Grave Written by: Cynthia Reeg Release date October 18, 2016 Suitable for ages: 9-12 Juvenile fiction, fantasy, humor Themes/topics: belonging, tolerance, monsters Opening: Shocktober 13, Year of the Scrull Moanday morning, with all its determined drear, crept upon me with silent, somber feet. It settled heavy … More From the Grave
Welcoming back Perfect Picture Book Friday with The Bear and the Piano … More The Bear and the Piano