Book Reviews

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Book Poster Image
age 4+
Magical story of a man who devotes his life to books.
By William Joyce
(2012)
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The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
By Claire Legrand
(2012)
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Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly dino twist on Goldilocks tale is roaring good fun.
By Mo Willems
(2012)
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The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit Book Poster Image
age 5+
Peter goes to Scotland in inspired charmer, fun read-aloud.
By Emma Thompson
(2012)
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The Monsters' Monster Book Poster Image
age 3+
Frankenstein-like monster teaches his creators gratitude.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2012)
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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
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Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed: A Five Little Monkeys Story Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly sing-along about bedtime is a counting classic.
By Eileen Christelow
(2012)
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The Red Book Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Wildly original wordless book deconstructs magic of reading.
By Barbara Lehman
(2004)
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The Night Gardener Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
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Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
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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)
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Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
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Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
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Horrible Bear! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl blames bear in funny story about anger and forgiveness.
By Ame Dyckman
(2016)
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Monster & Son Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
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How This Book Was Made Book Poster Image
age 4+
Hilarious look at writing a book -- with pirates and tigers!
By Mac Barnett
(2016)
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A Child of Books Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art marks celebration of kids' classic literature.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2016)
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Anna Dressed in Blood Book Poster Image
age 15+
Hip, gory teen ghost hunter story delivers on its title.
By Kendare Blake
(2011)
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Balderdash!: John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lively biography of the man who gave birth to kids' books.
By Michelle Markel
(2017)
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The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Book Poster Image
age 4+
Raucous fun imagining origin story for popular kids' game.
By Drew Daywalt
(2017)
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