One, Two, Grandma Loves You

One, Two, Grandma Loves YouWords by Shelly BeckerPictures by Dan YaccarinoPublished 2021 Seeing family is a special time, and in One, Two, Grandma Loves You we follow a young girl and her grandma as they prepare and wait. We see them planning, counting down the days, the visit, and then the hopeful preparation for the... Continue Reading →

Room For Everyone

Room For EveryoneWritten by Naaz KhanIllustrated by Merc√® L√≥pezPublished 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 →

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 →

I Really Want the Cake

I Really Want the CakeWords by Simon PhilipArt by Lucia GaggiottiPublished 2017 Cake is delicious.Cake is irresistibleCake is off-limits...Well, supposed to be off-limits... A little girl has a cake tempting her with its yummy smell and beautiful decorations, but mom said no. So she tries to walk away, pay attention somewhere else. She truly tries... Continue Reading →

B is for Ballet

B is for BalletWritten by John Robert AllmanIllustrations by Rachael DeanPublished 2020 Discover the world of ballet from A to Z with B is for Ballet. Told in softly flowing rhyme, each couplet introduces people, positions, or a famous ballet or character. The art is beautiful and almost-realistic, giving it a storybook feel while maintaining... Continue Reading →

I’m a Duck!

I'm a Duck!Story and pictures by Teri SloatPublished 2006 I'm a Duck follows a mallard drake from being born to finding a mate. Told in rhyme, it celebrates his joy in his webbed feet, wings, and everything else about being a duck. Though most of the book he's an adult duck, the sense of wonder... Continue Reading →

Rissy No Kissies

Rissy No KissiesWords by Katey HowesIllustrated by Jess EnglePublished 2021 Rissy is a lovebird. An adorable little green and yellow lovebird. Rissy is sweet and respectful but Rissy does not like kissies. What to do? Lovebirds show love by giving and receiving kissies... right? Rissy has a plan, one to make everyone, herself included, feel... Continue Reading →

Freaky, Funky Fish

Freaky, Funky FishOdd Facts about Fascinating FishWritten by Debra Kempf ShumakerIllustrated by Claire PowellPublished 2021 Do you like non-fiction?Do you like funny?Do you like rhyme? Freaky, Funky Fish has all that with a side of backmatter to polish it off.In short lines of rhyme, we are introduced to fish that coat themselves in snot, ones... Continue Reading →

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