Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday! Here’s one of my new favorites that’s layered with fun. Title: Douglas, You’re a Genius! Written and illustrated by: Ged Adamson Schwartz and Wade 2018 Suitable for ages: 3-7 Themes/topics: STEM, ingenuity, cooperation, perseverance Opening: Nancy and Douglas were playing ball in the backyard, when Nancy hit one too hard. … More Douglas, You’re a Genius!
It seems to be a perfect time to share a new “subversive” story for Perfect Picture Book Friday. Here’s an introduction to WE DON’T EAT OUR CLASSMATES by Ryan T. Higgins of MOTHER BRUCE fame. Title: We Don’t Eat Our Classmates Written and Illustrated by: Ryan T. Higgins Disney/Hyperion 2018 Suitable for ages: 3-5 Themes/topics: school, … More We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
Today, Perfect Picture Book Friday features one of my favorite new picture books of 2018. This is one that so many of us can relate to having witnessed the sadness of aging relatives who are experiencing memory loss. For children who are watching a grandparent lose their memories and grow more distant, THE REMEMBER BALLOONS … More The Remember Balloons
“Listen and I’ll tell the tale
Of storing summer in a bale.” … More Hey, Hey, Hay!
In the beginning, there were three colors:
Yellows, Reds, and Blues. … More Mixed, A Colorful Story
I’m so honored to host the amazing Tammi Sauer, a children’s author who has been tickling funny bones for years. Though Tammi has many new picture books, my all time favorite is still CHICKEN DANCE from 2009. Thank you, Tammi, for sharing how you keep us chuckling! When writing picture books, I always aim … More Mining for Heart: “Make Your Readers FEEL SOMETHING” by Tammi Sauer
I can’t even tell you how much I love this book! Really! … More Russell Wrestles the Relatives
“I had to put aside my parental pride and write a book for the modern kid. Literally!” … More Mining for Heart: “Kidbrain” by Shanda McCloskey
Don’t miss this cute, clever, super STEM/STEAM selection! … More Doll-E 1.0
Remember the forts you built as a child? … More The Little Red Fort