Book Reviews

The Bear's Sea Escape Book Poster Image
age 4+
Detailed art is best part of lost-cub fantasy adventure.
By Benjamin Chaud
(2014)
A Piece of Cake Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Clever friendship story models creative problem solving.
By LeUyen Pham
(2014)
Tikki Tikki Tembo Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous Chinese folktale is a fun, memorable read.
By Arlene Mosel
(2012)
Monsters Love School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
Planet Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Space mission a fun metaphor for starting kindergarten.
By Sue Ganz-Schmitt
(2014)
Chu's First Day of School Book Poster Image
age 4+
Sneezy panda conquers fitting-in fears in reassuring tale.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
I Am Otter Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Adorable otter makes a mess in fun friendship story.
By Sam Garton
(2014)
R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet Book Poster Image
age 3+
Robots + loud sounds = lots of phonics fun.
By Adam F. Watkins
(2014)
In the Town All Year 'Round Book Poster Image
age 2+
Few words help kids focus on many details and story lines.
By Rotraut Susanne Berner
(2008)
Moo! Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Silly read turns kids into masters of social interpretation.
By David LaRochelle
(2013)
All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sensitive imagining of day slaves learned they were free.
By Angela Johnson
(2014)
The Baby Tree Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Gentle, sensitive intro to where babies come from.
By Sophie Blackall
(2014)
The Midnight Library Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little-girl librarian helps animal friends in sweet story.
By Kazuno Kohara
(2014)
Ninja! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Boy ninja uses skills to get milk and cookies.
By Arree Chung
(2014)
Paris-Chien: Adventures of an Ex-Pat Dog Book Poster Image
age 4+
Terrier adapts to new Paris home in charming dog tale.
By Jackie Clark Mancuso
(2013)
The Numberlys Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
Nelly Gnu and Daddy Too Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cheery portrait of a fun day with Daddy.
By Anna Dewdney
(2014)
Princesses Are Not Just Pretty Book Poster Image
age 5+
Character counts more than looks is the light lesson here.
By Kate Lum
(2014)
Three Bears in a Boat Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gorgeous illustrations buoy book about bears and teamwork.
By David Soman
(2014)
The Pigeon Needs a Bath Book Poster Image
age 3+
Beloved bird resists then enjoys bathing in funny tub tale.
By Mo Willems
(2014)

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