Book Reviews

If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silliness reigns when determined girl drags piano to beach.
By Elise Parsley
(2016)
President Squid Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Silly underwater tale pokes fun at boastful wannabe leaders.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2016)
Chu's Day at the Beach Book Poster Image
age 4+
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
Fetch Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
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 Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute, fresh take on having an imaginary friend.
By Dan Santat
(2014)
Flora and the Penguin Book Poster Image
age 3+
Girl gets a skating partner in wintry wordless whirl.
By Molly Idle
(2014)
Part-time Princess Book Poster Image
age 4+
Regular girl turns princess at night in delightful fantasy.
By Deborah Underwood
(2013)
Carnivores Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Hilarious tongue-in-cheek tale teaches acceptance.
By Aaron Reynolds
(2013)
If You Want to See a Whale Book Poster Image
age 4+
Gentle, lyrical glimpse of a boy waiting to spot a whale.
By Julie Fogliano
(2013)
Curious George at the Aquarium Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sea creature facts add to the fun in this adventure.
By H. A. Rey, Margret Rey
(2007)
This Is Not My Hat Book Poster Image
age 3+
Little fish tries to outsmart big one in funny thief tale.
By Jon Klassen
(2012)
Squid and Octopus: Friends for Always Book Poster Image
age 3+
Two tentacled best friends in four fun short stories.
By Tao Nyeu
(2012)
Flotsam Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Underwater fantasy world revealed in magical watercolors.
By David Wiesner
(2006)