Book Reviews

age 9+
 
Fiery start to educational graphic novel series.
By George O'Connor
(2010)
age 9+
 
Huge gift book of Percy-narrated Greek myths is tons of fun.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
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age 5+
 
Heartwarming folk tale teaches kids the joy of sharing.
By Heather Forest
(2005)
age 4+
 
Charming, sweetly illustrated version of classic story.
By Paul Galdone, Joanna C. Galdone
(2011)
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age 3+
 
Detailed, funny illustrations show what zoo animals do.
By Heather Brown
(2012)
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age 4+
 
Tale about patience is perfect for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2003)
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age 2+
 
Unassuming tale offers Zen-like approach to frustration.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2002)
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age 2+
 
Delightful, sweet story celebrates independence.
By Kathy Stinson
(2011)
age 3+
 
Lively monkey sequel promotes reading, bedtime fun.
By Eileen Christelow
(2011)
age 2+
 
Cute rhyming book shows how to be a friend.
By Sandra Boynton
(1982)
age 2+
 
Sweet, silly board book makes bedtime fun and cozy.
By Sandra Boynton
(1982)
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age 2+
 
Funny things happen with a sheep behind the wheel.
By Nancy Shaw
(1988)
age 4+
 
Japanese legend vividly told in striking picture book.
By Wendy Henrichs
(2011)
age 9+
 
Greek goddesses go to high school in clever classic update.
By Joan Holub
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Beautiful folk tale explores good and evil in human nature.
By John Steinbeck
(1993)
age 5+
 
Folk tale steeped in rich language and elegant art.
By Elspeth Graham, Mal Peet
(2010)
age 4+
 
Elegant art makes this anniversary edition a real treasure.
By Jan Brett
(2009)
age 5+
 
Fable retold with fabulous artwork and an updated twist.
By Cynthia von Buhler
(2009)
age 8+
 
Magical storytelling brings African folktales to life.
By Nelson Mandela
(2009)
age 7+
 
Folktale about hope, flying, and the magic of storytelling.
By Alice McGill
(2008)

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