Book Reviews

Around the Clock Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wacky walk through a day in the life of 23 quirky kids.
By Roz Chast
(2015)
First Snow Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Young dog discovers snow is fun in cute, relatable story.
By Peter McCarty
(2015)
Sam & Dave Dig a Hole Book Poster Image
age 4+
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
By Mac Barnett
(2014)
Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos Book Poster Image
age 4+
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 3+
Peter's adventure at village fair is best yet of new tales.
By Emma Thompson
(2014)
'Twas Nochebuena Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Sweet bilingual tale of Latino Christmas Eve traditions.
By Roseanne Greenfield Thong
(2014)
The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
Sebastian and the Balloon Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle adventure about going wherever the wind takes you.
By Philip C. Stead
(2014)
Once Upon an Alphabet:  Short Stories for All the Letters Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
The Farmer and the Clown Book Poster Image
age 4+
Two strangers form an unlikely bond in sweet wordless tale.
By Marla Frazee
(2014)
Skippyjon Jones: Snow What Book Poster Image
age 4+
Skippyjon faces fear of fairy tales in warm, funny outing.
By Judy Schachner
(2014)
The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
Give and Take Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Folksy tale, whimsical art teach value of give and take.
By Chris Raschka
(2014)
Simon and the Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Polar bear, faith save boy in sweet Hanukkah miracle tale.
By Eric A. Kimmel
(2014)
Here Comes Santa Cat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cat learns how to make the Nice list in funny holiday tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2014)
A Christmas-tastic Carol Book Poster Image
age 8+
Dickens perennial gets goofy "Adventure Time" treatment.
By Max Brallier
(2014)
The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
Viva Frida Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
Work, Dogs, Work: A Highway Tail Book Poster Image
age 3+
Dogged crew cheerily shows how roads and bridges are built.
By James Horvath
(2014)
The Book with No Pictures Book Poster Image
age 3+
No pictures but oodles of silly words and giggles.
By B.J. Novak
(2014)

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