Book Reviews

AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Engaging, inspiring bio of jazz great has superb art.
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By Katheryn Russell-Brown
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Quirky tale of boys' spectacular backyard adventure.
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By Mac Barnett
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
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By Jen Bryant
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
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By Dan Santat
(2014)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Exuberant portrayal of artist's passion for art.
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By Yuyi Morales
(2014)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Snuggly, fun picture book about sizing the world up.
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By Anna Kang
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Soaring, rhythmic story for dancers with big dreams.
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By Misty Copeland
(2014)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Tiger lets loose his roar and finds joy in gorgeous book.
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By Peter Brown
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Enchanting art, wordless fantasy lead kids to tell story.
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By Aaron Becker
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Gorgeous story of train journey is exciting, fact-packed.
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By Brian Floca
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Highly original, very visual tale of cat vs. tiny aliens.
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By David Wiesner
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Simple animal tale of bullying, empathy, and forgiveness.
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By Laura Vaccaro Seeger
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
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By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Crayons complain to their owner in funny ode to color.
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By Drew Daywalt
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Stunning design and story inspires passion for art-making.
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By Melissa Sweet
(2011)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Wildly original wordless book deconstructs magic of reading.
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By Barbara Lehman
(2004)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Clever story of a boy who conquers his fear of the dark.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
AGE
3
QUALITY
 
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
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By Molly Idle
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Moral dilemma, more emotional depth in cute Penny story.
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By Kevin Henkes
(2013)
AGE
4
QUALITY
 
Fanciful story of generosity has a classic folk-tale feel.
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By Mac Barnett
(2012)

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