Entries Tagged as 'Board Book'

Goodnight, Seahorse

January 21st, 2019 · 3 Comments · Books

GOODNIGHT, SEAHORSE by Carly Allen-Fletcher is a lovely bedtime book — or anytime book — for young children. The illustrations are vibrant and gorgeous, and the variety of sea creatures spans from the familiar to the unheard of. In the style of Goodnight Moon, a little seahorse says “goodnight” to various neighbors on its way to […]

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Rhymoceros

March 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Another board book to share! Following up on the 2012 smash hit Hippopposites, Janik Coat is back with another visually driven, humorous book that parents are sure to like as much as their toddlers do. Our protagonist this time around is, as the title suggests, a rhinoceros. Juxtaposing a single word on each […]

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I Love You, Blankie

March 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This cute board book uses sing-songy verse to tell a classic bedtime story. A toddler and his (her?) blanket go on an adventure along the water and up into the sky, only to settle into bed and fall peacefully asleep. I like that this book’s dreamy quality captures the versatility that […]

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Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules & Be Patient, Pandora

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Loosely based on Greek myths, Mini Myths: Play Nice, Hercules and Be Patient, Pandora are board books that feature cute illustrations. Geared to toddlers and preschoolers, the story lines here are so simple they can hardly be characterized as stories. In the Hercules book, for example, a little boy knocks over his sister’s blocks, […]

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