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Penguin in Peril
3.50
A wily penguin leads three cats on a wild escapade through the city streets as he runs for his life. Although his odds for survival aren't good, espec...more
Mar 04, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
The Promise
3.95
When a desperate girl struggles with an elderly woman for her bag, she makes a bargain and agrees to plant its contents. To her surprise, the bag cont...more
Mar 03, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
 
Digger Dog
3.65
Anyone who has spent much time with canines knows that dogs often love to dig. In this picture book, filled with fold-out pages and vibrant mixed medi...more
Apr 11, 2014
Apr 14, 2014
 
The Geese March in Step
2.87
Igor is a tough geese taskmaster, and he works hard to make sure that all the geese stay in line. But Zita is a young, inexperienced goose, and she fi...more
May 20, 2014
May 23, 2014
 
Numeralia
3.41
Although this is a counting book, starting with 0 and moving all the way to 10, it's much more than simply that. Readers are encouraged to regard the...more
Jan 25, 2014
Jan 25, 2014
 
I Scream! Ice Cream!: A Book of Wordles
3.52
Although some of these wordles are more enjoyable than the ones that require a second or third thought and some are rather clunky, overall this is a t...more
Jan 26, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
 
Night Sounds
3.24
The sounds of a crying baby keep the inhabitants of the rain forest awake, but they patiently, and then with a little less patience, try to soothe its...more
May 08, 2013
May 09, 2013
 
First Fire: A Cherokee Folktale
3.93
Based on an engaging Cherokee folktale about how animals were able to obtain fire, this story also serves as an explanation for the appearance of vari...more
Jan 17, 2014
Jan 18, 2014
 
A Gluten-Free Birthday for Me!
3.65
As more children and adult realize that they have allergies to soy and/or gluten, books that describe their special dietary needs are cropping up. I'm...more
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
 
101 Things to Do with Baby
3.92
Perfect for sharing with the older siblings of new brothers and sisters, this picture book classic provides 101 suggestions for what to do with a new...more
Jan 28, 2014
Feb 03, 2014
 
Chanticleer and the Fox
3.73
Returning to this Caldecott Medal-winning book was a pleasure. I can remember reading this book when I was a child and being intrigued by the ornate a...more
Jan 09, 2013
Jan 09, 2013
 
Willy
3.14
With four massive legs, huge ears, and a massive body, Willy still manages to be comfortable in his own skin. Others accept him, and he is included in...more
Sep 26, 2011
Sep 26, 2011
 
Pom and Pim
3.51
It all depends on how you look at things, as this picture book from Sweden clearly shows. When Pom and his stuffed animal friend Pim head out for the...more
Jul 20, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
 
Socks!
3.50
One of my cats has a lot in common with the narrator of this sweetly appealing picture book. Both love socks, and when I leave for the day, I know tha...more
Mar 04, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
The Things in the Air
3.00
There are Things in the Air that delight the elves, but a group of witches decide to go after those secret surprises. There are colorful illustrations...more
May 05, 2014
May 08, 2014
 
The World of Mamoko in the Year 3000
3.88
Readers can make their own stories from this book set in the future. By choosing characters with very distinct personalities, they can put them on the...more
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
 
Peach Girl
3.70
A farmer and her husband--love the fact that the farmer is a woman!--take in a girl who springs forth from a giant peach. The feisty Momoko has big go...more
Aug 19, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
 
Dirty Gert
3.39
Young readers will howl at the antics of a little girl who had a strong attachment to dirt. The illustrations "rendered on a Wacom Cintiq monitor usin...more
Jun 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013
 
Once Upon a Northern Night
4.08
Mixed media illustrations and melodic lines celebrate the wonders of winter with its snowflakes, dark, star-filled skies, and animals. Readers will al...more
Dec 2013
Dec 09, 2013
 
Orange Pear Apple Bear
4.00
Using five words in the entire book but mixing them up in creative ways along with luscious illustrations, this picture book centers around a very lar...more
Dec 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
 
Puss & Boots
3.87
I really enjoyed this delightful take on the classic Puss in Boots story. When a shoemaker is nearly broke because he has little business, his cat vol...more
Apr 23, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
 
Jesus
3.50
Luscious colors in this picture book's illustrations complement several stories about Jesus in a simple, engaging fashion. Young readers will learn ab...more
Jul 05, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
 
Coyote Run
2.96
The American Wild West was known for its many chase scenes as one group of individuals tried to take what belonged to others. In this interesting pict...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 22, 2014
 
Say Hello Like This!
3.73
Things get really loud when all the animals in this picture book meet up and greet each other. A dog, a cat, a beetle, and even a donkey get in on the...more
Mar 02, 2014
Mar 04, 2014
 
Parrots Over Puerto Rico
4.09
By 1975 the Puerto Rican parrots that once filled the skies of the island had been reduced to only 13 in the wild. Through the efforts of determined i...more
Oct 14, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
 
Teachers and What They Do
3.33
This simple text puts a positive spin on all the things teachers do and how they support their students. The illustrations and text provide encouragem...more
May 13, 2014
May 13, 2014
 
Goodnight, You
3.98
Two friends, Bunny and Piggy, get ready to camp out. After Bunny confesses to being afraid of monsters, Piggy offers suggestions for dealing with them...more
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 22, 2014
 
Dusk
3.34
Although dusk brings an end to the bright daylight hours, a boy and his grandfather find plenty of brightness at which to marvel. As lights come on in...more
Dec 2013
Dec 09, 2013
 
1,2,3... by the Sea
3.00
A small family--mother, child, and dog--spend a day by the beach. While there, they notice all the nifty things around them and start to count what th...more
May 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
 
Oh Dear, Geoffrey!
3.71
Geoffrey is challenged by his height and his clumsiness. As he goes about his day, he keeps tripping over his own feet. With the help of some new frie...more
May 05, 2014
May 08, 2014
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