Book Reviews

Tiffky Doofky Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Steig's trademark language play is in full swing.
By William Steig
(2000)
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gently addresses children's fear of abandonment.
By William Steig
(2000)
The Beauty of the Beast: Poems From the Animal Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 4+
One of the best collections of poetry ever.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1997)
Horton Hears a Who Book Poster Image
age 4+
A whimsical tale with a stirring message.
By Dr. Seuss
(1954)
Fox in Sox Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Seuss takes your tongue and ties it into knots.
By Dr. Seuss
(1965)
If I Ran the Circus Book Poster Image
age 4+
Seuss at his most transporting and welcoming.
By Dr. Seuss
(1956)
Green Eggs and Ham Book Poster Image
age 4+
A childhood favorite for good reason.
By Dr. Seuss
(1960)
If I Ran the Zoo Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Dr. Suess imagines a better, brighter, zanier zoo.
By Dr. Seuss
(1950)
Oh, the Places You'll Go! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jaunty, upbeat journey encourages perseverance.
By Dr. Seuss
(1990)
Ivy + Bean: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
A sure hit with kids starting chapter books.
By Annie Barrows
(2007)
Mr. Popper's Penguins Book Poster Image
age 6+
1939 Newbery Honor book is both tender and funny.
By Richard Atwater, Florence Atwater
(2007)
The Random House Book of Poetry for Children Book Poster Image
age 5+
Classic will be the most dog-eared on your shelf.
By Jack Prelutsky
(1983)
There Is a Bird on Your Head! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Tender comedy is great for beginning readers.
By Mo Willems
(2007)
Coretta Scott Book Poster Image
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age 4+
African-American Civil Rights worker celebrated in poetry.
By Ntozake Shange
(2009)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers Book Poster Image
age 6+
Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.
By Langston Hughes
(2009)
Gracias/Thanks Book Poster Image
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age 4+
A sweet celebration of the best thing life has to offer.
By Pat Mora
(2009)
Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! Book Poster Image
age 5+
Twins embrace individuality in funny book for new readers.
By Grace Lin
(2010)
Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night Book Poster Image
age 6+
Award-winning poetry book is both scientific and magical.
By Joyce Sidman
(2010)
Lottie Paris Lives Here Book Poster Image
age 4+
A spunky girl explores the wonders of her everyday world.
By Angela Johnson
(2011)
The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories Book Poster Image
age 6+
Treasure of lost Seuss tales a great all-ages read-aloud.
By Dr. Seuss
(2011)

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