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New! A Tale of Two Beasts

A Tale of Two Beasts by Fiona Roberton seemed like a good book to share with you today on Multicultural Children’s Book Day. A Tale of Two Beasts is a clever picture book that parents and teachers can use to help children see the world from … Continue reading

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New! Take Away the A

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: There are many more alphabet books in the world than the world needs. Against poor odds, French authors Michaël Escoffier and Kris Di Giacomo have created an alphabet book worthy of adding to any … Continue reading

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New! On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein

On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein is a picture book biography written by Jennifer Berne and illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky. This book introduces young readers to Albert Einstein and celebrates curiosity in a way that will … Continue reading

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New! Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown is the story of a tiger who becomes bored with behaving properly. One day, Mr. Tiger decides to ignore the expectations that society has for him and “go wild.” In the process, Mr. … Continue reading

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Fantastic Nonfiction Picture Books from 2012

This year I am a judge for the Cybils nonfiction picture book award. As such, I have been reading a lot of newly published nonfiction picture books. Here are six nonfiction picture books that I am very excited about. I … Continue reading

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New! Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature

I am venturing into the world of recommending my favorite newly published picture books. I plan to recommend a select few of my very favorite picture books published with the past year or two. Balloons Over Broadway by Melissa Sweet is … Continue reading

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Linnea in Monet’s Garden is Back

After three years out of print, Linnea in Monet’s Garden by Christina Björk and Lena Anderson is back! It makes me happy when wonderful old books get new life, and Linnea in Monet’s Garden is one of my favorites. Linnea … Continue reading

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