"I will be fierce" is a mantra we could all use. A little positivity goes a long way, and the heroine of this story knows that there's no dragon too strong or challenge too scary when you start your day believing in yourself.
A stunning example of change. "Things come and go- you'll see." Emile is tasked with watching the moon but worries when it starts to disappear! Incredibly heartfelt and kind.
— Lindsay A.
"Every veggie's snoozing, beneath the moon so bright, for nothing's more exhausting then growing day and night."
Who knew a goodnight book about veggies could be so entertaining and adorable! Not me! I love the illustrations and so will you--they're the kind you can just pour over and study again and again. And the perfect rhyming text is sure to charm your child to sleep.
A cabbage bound snail and a group of “antsy” ants come together in this delightful adventure! Brimming with cuteness, new found friendship, and thoughtful critters, this is sure to be a new favorite read a loud! Love it!
When a little girl has doubts about the color of her skin, her mother lyrically explains the many beautiful brown things in the world, engaging all five senses. Brown is music in an old violin, ginger bread men, and spiced cider to name a few. This is a magical book for so many reasons. The dreamy illustrations and rich descriptions, but most of all the heart and message: loving the skin you are in.
I was so captivated by this whimsical tale of friendship. And I also just loved all the possible, and impossible, ideas that could be stored in a jar--I want to collect a meteor shower to keep on my shelf! What makes this book even better is that it shows us how to mend out broken hearts when a friend moves away. Charming, colorful illustrations complement this story.
I was thoroughly uplifted when I read this book! And you will be too, because oh-what-a-heartwarming discovery Grace makes when she writes thank you cards to everyone. You and your children will be inspired to do the same! After all, "gratitude can be contagious."
The breadth of cultural inspiration is staggering, an artistic celebration that stands head and shoulders above the crowd.
In this sweet picture book, Lola Dutch demonstrates there's no better way to show how much we love someone than by acts of kindness and generosity. And when we take the time to do this, we also feel good about ourselves. Add to that, just like the other stories, there are paper dolls on the back jacket flap that will encourage acting out the story again and again.
A perfect mash-up between the original and your own imagination! Novak now allows you to include your own ideas and crazy words into the book. Enjoy this BLURG BORK book!
— Lindsay A.
Every child may know what a snowman looks like, but not every critter does! Children will be delighted by the many ways these woodland friends "repurpose" the odd collection they find stuck in a pile of snow.
If you have to get a gift for a FUNNY + GOOFY kid, look no further. I laughed, I giggled, I never wanted it to end. Bravo Kimmel!
— Lindsay A.
Elegantly beautiful illustrations and simple sentences tell the story of a young frog and her brand new drum. This picture book will have you giggling and inspire kids and adults to get out their own musical instruments to join in the fun. Fans of Jon Klassen will love this one too.
An inspiring story about a young immigrant artist who created all the background art for Walt Disney’s Bambi. Beautifully illustrated!
— Barb L.
Multi-talented Lupita Nyong'o's Sulwe is a story about a girl who feels "less-than" in comparison to those around her. The moving story is told as she learns to embrace what maker her her, and the gorgeous illustrations throughout will resonate with readers of all ages.
Elisha Cooper has graced us with yet another fabulous book. Journey down the Hudson River and follow a woman's canoe trip where she encounters wildlife and the mountain environment. Not just for children, River is a gorgeous compliment to nature and art enthusiasts alike.
— Lindsay A.
Every father will see themselves in this charming book. The special relationship between a father and daughter is celebrated in sweet poignant vignettes as a young girl explains what her big bear and little bear each mean to her.
Hammers are great, but not everything is a nail. A simple lesson applicable across all of life’s problems. Children will laugh as Mr. Nogginbody learns the limitations of brute force.
If you are looking for a seriously fun picture book with a lot of heart, than you have found it! Following the paw prints of Skippy JonJones, Judy Schachner has created yet another fabulous feline cast of characters you will love! The adoringly funny illustrations and rhyming text will have you enjoying this perfect read aloud over and over again, guaranteed!
For a book to really stay with me it has to be important, thoughtful, and passionate. A Stone Sat Still will stay with me for years to come. A book about perspective, change, and possibilities.
— Lindsay A.