Book Reviews

Waiting Is Not Easy! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Giggly series installment taps into common kid frustration.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
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Ling & Ting: Twice as Silly Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
By Grace Lin
(2014)
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The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure Book Poster Image
age 6+
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
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Minnie & Moo: Hooves of Fire Book Poster Image
age 8+
Animal-talent-show tale is big on wordplay, potty humor.
By Denys Cazet
(2014)
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Brown Girl Dreaming Book Poster Image
age 10+
Excellent poems depict coming-of-age in tumultuous 1960s.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2014)
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Jim Henson's Enchanted Sisters: Autumn's Secret Gift Book Poster Image
age 7+
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
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My New Friend Is So Fun! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Simple lesson about old and new friends is so fun.
By Mo Willems
(2014)
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Outside the Box Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Irreverent collection offers mind-opening poems for kids.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)
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Poem Depot: Aisles of Smiles Book Poster Image
age 9+
Short, funny poems a sure bet to delight kids.
By Douglas Florian
(2014)
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Smoke Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty sequel about abused sisters lacks original's spark.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2013)
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Big Snow Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Delightful tale of a child eagerly awaiting first snowfall.
By Jonathan Bean
(2013)
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I'm a Frog! An Elephant & Piggie Book Book Poster Image
age 4+
Unlikely friends play pretend in straightforward story.
By Mo Willems
(2013)
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Seasons, Rhymes in Time Book Poster Image
age 3+
Poems of the seasons double as catchy songs for kids.
By Michael DeWall, Peter Elman
(2013)
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Russell Sprouts Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Gentle, relatable tale of first grader's adventures, trials.
By Johanna Hurwitz
(2012)
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Going Hollywood: A Dinosaur's Dream Book Poster Image
age 5+
Hilarious dinosaur tale teaches kids about tantrums.
By Hudson Talbott
(1989)
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Gossie and Gertie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Upbeat tale of friendship is great for beginning readers.
By Olivier Dunrea
(2009)
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Lottie Paris and the Best Place Book Poster Image
age 4+
Lottie shows what's fun about the library in vibrant sequel.
By Angela Johnson
(2013)
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Ivy + Bean Make the Rules: Ivy & Bean, Book 9 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun tale of girls creating camp fosters independent play.
By Annie Barrows
(2012)
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Ivy + Bean: No News Is Good News: Ivy + Bean, Book 8 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Girls start a newspaper in fun, mischievous adventure.
By Annie Barrows
(2011)
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Martha Speaks: Toy Trouble Book Poster Image
age 3+
Talking-dog adventure builds vocabulary, teaches sharing.
By Susan Meddaugh
(2010)
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