Entries Tagged as 'Picture Books'

Vegetables in Underwear

February 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY I love this book. It all starts with the title, I think. I love the whimsy and humor of picturing vegetables in underwear. This may be the case where you really can judge a book by its cover. If you’re not giggling when you read the title and see broccoli in red […]

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Beautiful Moon: A Child’s Prayer

February 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY This lovely book is more about empathy than religion. A boy awakens in the middle of the night to realize he forgot to say his prayers. He kneels and prays for people without homes, for an end to war, for the sick to be healed, and for the hungry to be […]

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Planet Kindergarten

January 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM I put Planet Kindergarten on our library reservation list as soon as I knew it had been released because we love Sue Ganz-Schmitt’s book, The Princess and the Peanut: A Royally Allergic Fairytale (I reviewed it here). Planet Kindergarten did not disappoint. My daughter is 6 and my son is 4 […]

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Turkey Claus

December 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI My daughter has always been devastated by the ending of Run, Turkey, Run.  So much so that she refuses to let us read it to her. Readers spend the entire book cheering for the turkey to get away from the farmer trying to kill it for Thanksgiving.  The turkey finally succeeds, only to be found in time for […]

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