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Picture books | Reviews

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 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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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Read More – Fear Less

Reading picture books to children can be done in many ways. If you are a teacher and your charges are very young, there is often

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Reviews
Aubrey Siino

The Sweetest Fig

Chris Van Allsburg, award-winning author of Ants and The Polar Express, the recipient of two Caldecott Medals and a Caldecott Honor, has written a disturbing

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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

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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STARS cover
Children’s picture books
Aubrey Siino

Stars

This book is for the stargazer at heart. Stars captivates the reader and the listener turning both into viewers with its beautiful illustrations. The author,

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GREAT JOY
Children’s picture books
Sunny Solomon

Great Joy

Great Joy, a Christmas picture book by Kate DiCamillo, really is a great joy, and between DiCamillo’s words and Bagram Ibatoulline’s illustrations, it deserves to

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Children’s early and middle readers
Sunny Solomon

God Bless the Gargoyles

God Bless the Gargoyles is a most unexpected treasure. At first glance, just from its cover, the average grandparent, looking for that perfect children’s book

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