King Louie’s Shoes

It’s Perfect Picture Book Friday! Here’s a totally fun picture book with a bit of history, perfect for short people and shoe-lovers everywhere! Title: King Louie’s Shoes Written by: D.J. Steinberg Illustrated by: Robert Neubecker Beach Lane Books/Simon & Schuster, 2017, historical fiction Suitable for ages: 4-8 Themes/topics: shoes, being short, being yourself Opening: Louis the … More King Louie’s Shoes

A Voyage in the Clouds

This week’s Perfect Picture Book takes us up in the air and back in time. Title: A Voyage in the Clouds, the (Mostly) True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785 Written by: Matthew Olshan Illustrated by: Sophie Blackall Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016 Historical fiction, 40 pp. Suitable for ages: 4-8 Lexile: … More A Voyage in the Clouds

Steamboat School

This week, we’re back to Perfect Picture Book Friday with an important story, perfectly crafted with beautiful illustrations, and writing that touches the heart. Title: Steamboat School Written by: Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by: Ron Husband Disney-Hyperion, 2016, historical fiction, inspired by a true story Suitable for ages: 4-7, (my opinion 5-10) Lexile: AD660 Themes/topics: education, African … More Steamboat School