Children - Toddler

Quiet by Tomie dePaola - Book Review

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By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481477543
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

A grandfather and his grandchildren go out to enjoy the world around them. While the world is busy and chaotic, there is also quiet to enjoy. The combination of spiritual and secular is there along with the sweet, innocent illustrations we know as dePaola. The mix of bold but also soft colors are popping off the page. There is no question this is a pure dePaola piece of work. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae - Leah Moore

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By Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780545392556
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 1st, 2012

This is my favorite book to give as a gift for kids 0-4! Great to read aloud, the rhymes are fun, not forced, and the story is about believing in yourself! It is a pleasure to read as an adult, which is important when you may have to read the book 1000 times!! Five stars for this modern classic. ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore

Night Animals (First Explorers) by Jenny Wren

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By Jenny Wren (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781454926573
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - August 1st, 2017

Great interactive board book for 1-3yrs. Made of very strong cardboard with inset moving parts, making this a book that will survive a little-ones love (for a while!). The illustrations are bright, and also have hidden things to find on each page! The whole First Explorers series is great! ~ Reviewed by Leah Moore

Possum and the Summer Storm by Anne Hunter - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780544898912
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2018

Local author Anne Hunter is back with our favorite Possum just in time for summer! This gentle story of cooperation and friendship accompanied by gorgeous illustrations makes this picture book a sure winner! ~ Reviewed by Whitney Kaaz

Petra by Marianna Coppo - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780735262676
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Published: Tundra Books - February 6th, 2018

Although she is endearing, adorable, & bold, Petra is not your average storybook character. This probably has something to do with the fact that Petra is a rock. So throw your preconceived notions of rocks out the window, and dive into the quaint, silly world of Petra and her vivid imagination! ~ Reviewed by Laura Knapp

My Fridge: My First Book of Food by Duopress Labs - Book Review

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By duopress labs, Margie & Jimbo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781946064004
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Published: duopress - October 3rd, 2017

Chockfull of vibrant illustrations, this fridge-shaped board book will keep kids engaged through a wonderful array of food terms. The refrigerator shelves are bursting with foods that seem to come to life. A great combination of funny & educational elements. ~ Reviewed by Adriana Gómez Piccolo


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