! (Exclamation Mark!)

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!)

Du Iz Tak?

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?

Multicultural Children’s Book Day review

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