Entries Tagged as 'Picture Books'

Little Sid: The Tiny Prince Who Became Buddha

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD A relevant picture book for our times, Little Sid is a retelling of how a prince, Siddhartha, became Buddha. While not historically accurate, the story maintains the concepts and spirit of lessons to be learned in a style that will entice young readers. The modern twist (stuffed animals! casual diction!) will […]

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Octopus’s Garden

May 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My son, now 2.5, received this book version of Ringo Starr’s famous song for his first birthday and it has been his favorite book since. Many night this is the only book we ready before bed (again, and again…). Sometimes he likes me to sing it, and sometimes he wants it […]

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The Boy & the Book [a wordless story]

January 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By HUYEN MACMICHAEL I adored this book about a boy and an anthropomorphic book! It is a cute picture book introducing the topic of how to take care of books they love and a reminder to parents about helping their kids handle books with care as they start their journey towards reading. Bob Kolar’s […]

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Zora’s Zucchini

September 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Zora’s Zucchini tells the story of a young girl who happens upon some free zucchini plants. She takes them home and begins growing her own garden, only to realize that she has more zucchini than she knows what to do with. Rather than waste the excess, she creates a community garden […]

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