Book Reviews

age 3+
 
Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.
By Jacky Davis
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Charming art distinguishes story about friends and bullies.
By Beth Ferry
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A gem of a book about noticing small, everyday wonders.
By Antoinette Portis
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Otter rockets to the moon in fun celebration of imagination.
By Sam Garton
(2015)
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age 6+
 
Mummified pet searches for his queen in lively tomb tale.
By Marcus Ewert
(2015)
age 4+
 
Touching love story of male penguins teaches acceptance.
By Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Bear teaches counting to 5 in fun, simple rhyming book.
By Karma Wilson
(2015)
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age 4+
 
Unique counting book has simple art, playful text and story.
By Kathi Appelt
(2015)
age 4+
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 5+
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
age 3+
 
Sweet sister tale about sibling ups and downs.
By Lori Nichols
(2014)
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age 4+
 
Girl looks for returning bird in cute, informative tale.
By Anne Rockwell
(1989)
age 4+
 
Garden critters offer relatable lesson on kindness, sharing.
By Kadir Nelson
(2015)
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age 3+
 
A bear cub learns about seasons in artful, charming story.
By Carin Berger
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
age 4+
 
Beautifully illustrated book introduces kids to Carl Sagan.
By Stephanie Roth Sisson
(2014)
age 7+
 
Engaging picture-book intro to word-loving thesaurus author.
By Jen Bryant
(2014)
age 5+
 
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)
age 4+
 
Poignant, sensitive story of captive gorilla builds empathy.
By Katherine Applegate
(2014)
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age 3+
 
A walk in the woods teaches colors in simple rhyming story.
By Karma Wilson
(2014)

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