Ergo

ErgoWritten by Alexis DeaconIllustrated by Viviane SchwarsPublished 2021 Ergo wakes up to find herself as the entirety of everything she can see. Ergo is the universe... at least she thinks so until she discovers the wall. The wall is not Ergo, so Ergo isn't everything. So what is outside Ergo? Does it have wings and... Continue Reading →

Our Little Kitchen

Our Little Kitchenby Jillian TamakiPublished 2020 Come enjoy the bustle of a community kitchen. With simple text that varies between speech bubbles and standard text, we follow the meal from tending the community garden to sitting down and sharing with neighbors. The art takes center stage on many pages as we see things like chopping... Continue Reading →

Ten Beautiful Things

Ten Beautiful ThingsWritten by Molly Beth GriffinIllustrated by Maribel LechugaPublished 2021 Lily is taking a trip out to Iowa to live with her Gram. It's a big trip and they start in the dark before sunrise. Lily feels uncertain about going to this "empty" land and so Gram decides they should try to find ten... Continue Reading →

Room For Everyone

Room For EveryoneWritten by Naaz KhanIllustrated by Mercè LópezPublished 2021 Musa and Dada are on a ride in the daladala. They're heading to the beautiful beach of Zanzibar. First one, then another, and then more and people people need a ride. It seems impossible to squish and wiggle and fit so many people into the... Continue Reading →

Unraveled

UnraveledWords and art by Leanne HatchPublished 2021 Cole's baby blanket his mama made is perfect. It's soft with just the right texture. He uses it for imaginative play, for sleeping, for carrying toys... everything. But it's knit and starts to unravel bit by bit until it's less a blanket and more a tangle. Cole holds... Continue Reading →

The Mysterious Sea Bunny

The Mysterious Sea BunnyWords and art by Peter RaymundoPublished 2021 The question is posed: is a Sea Bunny a rabbit or a hare?Neither. They are a type of sea slug, a nudibranch if you will.With adorable art and a conversational dialogue, The Mysterious Sea Bunny introduces children to the wide, wild world of sea slugs... Continue Reading →

The Runaway Pea

The Runaway PeaWords by Kjartan PoskittIllustrated by Alex WillmorePublished 2019 (UK) & 2021 (US) Did you hear a ping? Splat? Splash?Maybe it's a runaway pea!We get to follow the rhythmically bouncing story of a little bouncing pea who wants to explore, see more, and ends up on the floor. Mishap after mishap happens but the... Continue Reading →

No More Naps!

No More Naps! A Story for When You’re Wide-Awake and Definitely NOT TiredWords by Chris GrabensteinArt by Leo EspinosaPublished 2020 Annalise Devin McFleece is supposed to nap, but she doesn’t want to take one. She’s loud and uses the one word she knows to say “no” to naps. But if she doesn’t want her nap... Continue Reading →

Cubs in the Tub

Cubs in the TubThe True Story of the Bronx Zoo’s First Woman Zookeeper Words by Candace FlemingIllustrations by Julie DowningPublished 2020 Helen Martini hoped and waited for the day she would become a mother. And hoped and waited, but it never came. Instead a tiny lion cub comes home with her zookeeper husband because his... Continue Reading →

I Want a Boat

I Want a BoatWords by Liz Garton ScanlonIllustrated by Kevan AtteberryPublished 2021 What do you do when you want a boat but all you have is a box? Add some imagination and, voila: creation. We follow the little girl through building up the perfect boat, to finding a good crew, and then running into a... Continue Reading →

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