Book Reviews

age 3+
Sweet what-to-be-when-you-grow-up book taps parental hopes.
By Emily Winfield Martin
(2016)
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age 6+
Funny, gross picture book packs positive messages.
By William Joyce
(2015)
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age 5+
Energetic sketches show the power of one boy's pen.
By Christopher Myers
(2015)
age 6+
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
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age 4+
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
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age 4+
Wildly imaginative wordless book celebrates art and drawing.
By Raúl Colón
(2014)
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age 5+
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
By Misty Copeland
(2014)
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age 4+
Bats celebrate the end of hibernation with live music.
By Brian Lies
(2014)
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age 3+
Endearing tale of exuberant twinkle toes and a dancing cat.
By Jules Feiffer
(2014)
age 4+
Monsters lead way in reassuring first-day-of-school romp.
By Mike Austin
(2014)
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age 3+
Imaginative tale of inventing alphabet fosters creativity.
By William Joyce
(2014)
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age 4+
Misfit moose defies expectations in funny movie-shoot tale.
By Richard T. Morris
(2014)
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age 4+
Mouse makes a ballerina his friend in charming tale.
By Jan Carr
(2014)
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age 4+
Dino's gotta dance in sweet, body-positive ballet tale.
By James Howe
(2010)
age 3+
Rhyming picture book promotes enthusiasm about school.
By Bill Martin Jr., Michael Sampson
(2013)
age 3+
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
age 4+
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
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age 4+
Imaginative ballet tale teaches meaning of commitment.
By Marilyn Singer
(2011)
age 3+
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
By Molly Idle
(2013)

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