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Just Because
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Just Because

JUST BECAUSE How many of us who have children in our lives remember people telling us, “Enjoy them while you can because they grow up

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My Grandma and Me
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

My Grandma and Me

MY GRANDMA AND ME – Unlearning Otherness one child at a time. Picture books have, for me, become a passion. As much as their stories

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I want my hat back
Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

For the Love of a Hat

THE IMPORTANCE OF HATS – STOLEN, LOST OR OTHERWISE Welcome to the wonderful world of children’s author-illustrator Jon Klassen. Klassen, a Canadian, is both a

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Animal stories
Sunny Solomon

Ten Horse Farm

TEN HORSE FARM Pop-up books are so darned much fun it is hard not to love them. Robert Sabuda, the uncrowned king of pop-ups, has

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Good Rosie!

GOOD ROSIE! As a book reviewer, I have no favorite genre; if a book is well-written, I will unabashedly tout its merit. In the case

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Manjhi Moves a Mountain

MANJHI MOVES A MOUNTAIN When asked what kind of book I most enjoy reviewing, children’s picture books are right up there near the top. I’m

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Du Iz Tak?

DU IZ TAK? If I were still selling books at a brick and mortar, Carson Ellis’s Du Iz Tak? would be flying off the shelf.

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

Charlotte and the Quiet Place

CHARLOTTE AND THE QUIET PLACE Charlotte and the Quiet Place is a most appropriate picture book for this time of year, which gives new meaning

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Cozy Light Cozy Night

COZY LIGHT COZY NIGHT   It is not difficult to review picture books, especially when it is one of Elisa Kleven’s. Cozy Light Cozy Night is

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Chinese Fables

Chinese Fables, The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom Chinese Fables is a picture book treasure for both the mind and eye. In

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Baby Flo
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Baby Flo

Ask any young person today if they know what vaudeville is and the closest they might come is to guess it’s a new online website

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Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Plant a Kiss

  Perfect for Valentine’s Day, author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds have created a picture book that begins and ends with a

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Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Life Doesn’t Frighten Me

Maya Angelou’s poem Life Doesn’t Frighten Me, accompanied by Basquiat’s contemporary art, makes for a picture book that is appropriate for fearless children and adults

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Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Crouching Tiger and dragons, too.

CROUCHING TIGER AND DRAGONS Just in time for Chinese New Year 2012, the Year of the Dragon, is Ying Chang Compestine’s newest picture book, Crouching

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