Geraldine by Elizabeth Lilly

Geraldine by Elizabeth Lilly

What a delight to find this debut picture book by Elizabeth Lilly. I felt I was home as her illustrations reminded me of favorite Quentin Blake books that I used over and over in speech therapy and laughed out loud with kids despite their disabilities! They understood...
Bear’s Scare by Jacob Grant

Bear’s Scare by Jacob Grant

Bear is a fastidious housekeeper, spending his days cleaning and caring for his small stuffed friend, Ursa. All was going well until Bear discovered a messy spider web interfering with his immaculate house. Soon they were found everywhere, under the dining table, in...
Let’s Go by Sarah Williamson

Let’s Go by Sarah Williamson

Come along for a delightful ride in Tuski”s red cab, “Beep Beep! Honk, honk! Toot Toot!” as the tall blue bird directs the pickups of various items from a lemon, pea and fish to a trumpet, worms and pancakes. Starting with just a ladder, watering can...
Dear Girl, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal

Dear Girl, by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Paris Rosenthal

“Dear Girl,” a  selection of letters to a wonderful, smart beautiful you, co-written by mother daughter team is brimming with empowerment, encouragement, and acceptance through simple vignettes. Each letter has a new message–be persistent, spunky,...
I Got It! by David Wiesner

I Got It! by David Wiesner

David Wiesner, a master of wordless storytelling has given us a beautiful story with such potential, relying on the “reader/observer” to come up with the plot. This three time Caldecott Medal winner has taken a relatable childhood experience, a boy...
The Big Fun Workbooks by Highlights Press

The Big Fun Workbooks by Highlights Press

Highlights has been engaging kids in creative, thoughtful, fun learning for more that 70 years and are continuing in that tradition with their new “The Big Fun Workbooks” for Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade. I reviewed the First Grade...