Sea of Dreams by Dennis Nolan

Sea of Dreams by Dennis Nolan

Children and adults alike relate to the opportunity for adventure with a trip to the beach. As a little girl begins to shape the sand under the watchful eye of a seagull, we watch a beautiful castle take shape. With a last look over her shoulder as she leaves the...
RRRALPH by Lois Ehlert

RRRALPH by Lois Ehlert

“Would you like to meet a talking dog?” Who wouldn’t! Ralph is not your typical canine–he’s constructed from a zipper, pop top from a soda can, buttons, corrugated card board and zig zag pressed paper. His proud owner asks just the right...
Chirchir Is Singing by Kelly Cunnane and Jude Daly

Chirchir Is Singing by Kelly Cunnane and Jude Daly

This beautiful tale begins, “High in Africa, wind like a cat paw wipes the sky clean,” drawing us in the poetic beat of a day in the life of a Kenyan family. Little Chirchir ‘s helpful attitude gets stifled with each attempt to do a chore with a...
Say Something, Perico by Trudy Harris and Cecilia Rebora

Say Something, Perico by Trudy Harris and Cecilia Rebora

Perico the parrot has something to say but apparently his timing is off and he’s speaking the wrong language! As each customer comes into the pet shop requesting a talking parrot, Perico attempts to imitate their expected lines–“Polly wants a...
Beach Is To Fun: A Book of Relationships,  by Pat Brisson and Sachiko Yoshikawa

Beach Is To Fun: A Book of Relationships, by Pat Brisson and Sachiko Yoshikawa

Brisson’s rhythmic text delightfully introduces children to the world of analogies, challenging them to see relationships between words and concepts. The reader is lead through kid-friendly analogies of rhyme, illustrated in vibrant, peppy drawings. “Red...
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Rinker and Lichtenheld

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Rinker and Lichtenheld

So many little ones love trucks and gravitate toward books about vehicles. The challenge is to create picture books dealing with trucks that offer a rich language learning experience. “Goodnight, Goodnight, Constructions Site” by Rinker and Lichtenfeld...