Book Reviews

age 14+
Smart, funny, and informative chronology of rap history.
By Shea Serrano
(2015)
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age 3+
Delightful book reveals the magic of mixing colors.
By Hervé Tullet
(2014)
age 4+
Good-natured contest teaches kids about colors and shapes.
By Mike Boldt
(2014)
age 3+
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
By Keith Baker
(2014)
age 10+
Screenwriting Sean gets tangled in a lie in smart sequel.
By Jeff Baron
(2014)
age 9+
Wonderful intro to 27 musicians and their unique styles.
By Robbie Robertson, Jim Guerinot, Sebastian Robertson, Jared Levine
(2013)
age 6+
Insightful, kid-friendly intro to the history of hip-hop.
By Laban Carrick Hill
(2013)
age 2+
Funny animals teach toddlers colors and make 'em laugh.
By Sandra Boynton
(1984)
age 6+
Wonderful intro to art and Monet through a kid's eyes.
By Christina Bjork, Lena Anderson
(2012)
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age 2+
Clever color book expands idea of green in nature, at home.
By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2012)
age 2+
Classic delights tykes with bright colors, gentle rhymes.
By Bill Martin Jr.
(1996)
age 3+
Bold, beautiful book is sure to fire up kids’ creativity.
By Eric Carle
(2011)
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age 4+
Award-winning picture book illustrates the creative process.
By David Wiesner
(2010)
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age 4+
Penguin's quest for color inspires and entertains.
By Antoinette Portis
(2008)
age 4+
Kids will groove to this toe-tapping treasure.
By Leo & Diane Dillon
(2007)
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age 4+
For the child who loves music, this is a must.
By Kathleen Krull
(2003)
age 6+
A step in the right direction for budding dancers.
By Angela Wilkes
(2000)