Favorite Childrens Books

” A standout picture book, especially for those who like wheels with their dreams”     -Booklist

“This understated picture book allows plenty of room for young readers to interpret the animals’ feelings for themselves and perhaps discuss their own emotions.”            - School Library Journal

“Frances loves nothing better than jam and bread, and turns up her nose at other kinds of food. Then her mother starts giving Frances jam and bread for breakfast, lunch and dinner. “What I am/is sick of Jam,” Frances sings to herself. That’s the end of Frances’s jam-only days, as she discovers, in her own winsome way, that variety really is the spice of mealtimes.”- Publishers Weekly

 ”Judith Viorst flawlessly and humorously captures a child’s testy temperament, rendering Alexander sympathetic rather than whiny.”

“Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.”

“This is pleasing fare for reading aloud at bedtime, or anytime, and offers an inviting early nature lesson.”- School Library Journal

“Morris the moose can’t count gumdrops, so he decides to go to school.”

“Pink, pink, pink. More than anything, Pinkalicious loves pink, especially pink cupcakes. Her parents warn her not to eat too many of them, but when Pinkalicious does . . . she turns pink! What to do?”

“It’s all pure fun with an undertone of acceptance that’s positively reassuring, and maybe even a little bit encouraging, to creative clutzes and anyone else who has ever messed up while messing around.”- School Library Journal

“Serious silliness for all ages.”

 ”Sendak’s work has brought a new dimension to the American children’s book and has helped to change how people visualize childhood.”- New York Times

If Little Pea doesn’t eat all of his sweets, there will be no vegetables for dessert! What’s a young pea to do? Children who have trouble swallowing their veggies will love the way this pea-size picture book serves up a playful story they can relate to.

 

 

“A hilarious, irreverent book about doing your own thing.”

 

“Young Imogene wakes up one morning to find she has sprouted antlers. Unflappable, Imogene takes the whole thing in stride; the same cannot be said for her mother, who faints every time her daughter comes into view….The effervescent, softly colored illustrations incorporate all the humor inherent in the tale. A laugh-aloud read-aloud.”–Booklist

“Julianne Moore makes her literary debut with Freckleface Strawberry, a darling and delightfully illustrated laugh-out-loud story of a young girl learning to love the skin she’s in.”

 

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