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The Little Red Fish
4.01
This book is simply gorgeous - the cover, the texture, the illustrations, and the story are all simply spellbinding and awe inspiring. This book is th ...more
Jan 2007
Oct 11, 2007
 
Little Hoot
4.11
I love this book so much I want to have it's little book babies. Little Hoot would like to go to bed at a reasonable hour, but his parents say that go ...more
not set
Jul 23, 2008
 
Two of a Kind
4.20
This is a fabulous book on friendship. Doesn't shy away from the unpleasant parts and has a great message!

This is the story of two pairs of friends,
...more
Sep 02, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher
4.13
A nice story that introduces readers to Shabbat dinner and the meaning of the word kosher. Glossary included!
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
Tin Lizzie
2.74
Crazy sketchy looking drawings colored with watercolor make the pictures pretty wild. Lizzie works with her grandpa on his antique car and treasures t ...more
Dec 31, 2008
Dec 31, 2008
 
I Hate Reading: How to Get Through 20 Minutes of Reading a Day Without Really Reading
3.11
It’s true that not everyone loves to read. Some folks even hate reading and will do just about anything to avoid it (even Math!) No one dislikes readi ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
We Need a Horse
4.02
This is one of those great allegory picturebooks that I think that adults are able to process more easily than kids. The illustrations are cuter than ...more
Aug 02, 2011
Aug 02, 2011
 
Oddly
3.06
Do you ever feel like you are going in circles? Do you ever feel odd? Do you ever feel like you don't know who you are?

Three very odd animals feel all
...more
Jun 06, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
Quack, Quack!
3.00
What a cute little story about neighbors who don't get a long all because of a loud and annoying duck! The neighbors continue to fight about it until ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
How to Heal a Broken Wing
4.16
Nice metaphor for healing in a picture book form. The story starts off kind of sad with a bird flying into a building and falling far down and no one ...more
Mar 03, 2009
Mar 03, 2009
 
Jumpy Jack & Googily
3.81
Jumpy Jack is cute little nervous snail who is terribly afraid of monsters. His friend, Googily (who any child would recognize as a monster) is very k ...more
not set
Dec 22, 2008
 
Princess Penelope Takes Charge
3.58
Penelope has everything. All she needs now is to be a big sister. She just knew it was going to be a baby sister. But when it turns out to be a baby b ...more
Mar 23, 2009
Mar 23, 2009
 
I Will Not Read This Book
3.72
There are so many things to do that can keep you from reading and this little boy has thought of all of them. It reminds me of Green Eggs and Ham, he ...more
Aug 16, 2011
Aug 16, 2011
 
Oscar and the Frog: A Book About Growing
4.03
A frog explains to Oscar how he grew from a tadpole to a frog! The frog also tells Oscar about other creatures likes snails, dragonflies, fish and bir ...more
Oct 07, 2009
Oct 07, 2009
 
When the Moon Forgot
4.18
This book really reminds me of Where the Wild Things Are - I'm guessing its the look of the kid more than anything else. Not astronomically correct si ...more
Jun 06, 2009
Jun 06, 2009
 
Big Cat, Small Cat
3.77
I like that it is translated from the Hebrew. I like the interactiveness of the book - that the reader would decide what kind of kitty that one is.... ...more
Sep 02, 2009
Sep 02, 2009
 
The Crows of Pearblossom
3.83
Big chunks of text make unlikely for storytime. It is kinda weird that the crows have jobs like "Assistant Manager in the drugstore" but I guess they ...more
Apr 26, 2011
Apr 26, 2011
 
Ricky and the Squirrel
2.38
**spoiler alert** Ricky the bunny finds a squirrel in the forest. He thinks the squirrel is sleeping or sick - but the squirrel is really dead. His mo ...more
Oct 26, 2010
Oct 26, 2010
 
Patricia Von Pleasantsquirrel
3.43
Adorable princess book!!! Patricia leaves home (in her own airplane) to find her very own princessdom where she can eat cake all day long and stay up ...more
Apr 09, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
 
Bedtime for Mommy
3.93
What if kids had to put parents to bed instead of the other way around? Would your mommy go right to sleep or would she ask for a glass of water and f ...more
May 05, 2010
May 05, 2010
 
Moody Cow Meditates
4.23
Moody Cow, whose name used to be Peter, had a very bad day in which he became angrier than he ever had been before. Grandpa helps him clear his mind a ...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
 
DogFish
4.08
I love the crazy big head pictures in the book. The text is also rockin' with phrases such as, "So I say to my mom..." that evoke a very conversationa ...more
Dec 09, 2008
Dec 09, 2008
 
Spoon
4.20
Spoon is feeling blue. All his other utensil friends are much more useful and exotic than he is. The funny thing is that his friends feel the same way ...more
May 11, 2009
May 11, 2009
 
The Princess and Her Panther
3.57
Two sisters spend the night in their backyard imagining that they are a princess and a panther. The older sister, the princess, is the braver of the t ...more
Jul 10, 2010
Jul 10, 2010
 
The Boy Who Cried Ninja
3.74
Tim keeps getting in trouble for things that really happened, like a ninja ate the last piece of cake, or a sea monster ate his bookbag. He starts lyi ...more
Apr 14, 2011
Apr 14, 2011
 
Oscar and the Moth: A Book About Light and Dark
4.34
Oscar asks a Moth where the sun goes at night. Moth tells Oscar that the Earth is moving all the time, but Oscar doesn't believe him! They talk about ...more
Oct 07, 2009
Oct 07, 2009
 
The Octonauts and the Only Lonely Monster
4.24
Adorable bubble-headed animals!! Not ideal for storytime, but another cool "not a monster" book. Try saying "higher occurence of colossal cryptozoolog ...more
Dec 29, 2008
Dec 29, 2008
 
Hooray for Reading Day!
3.60
Jessica is a worrier. She is especially worried about reading aloud in class on Reading Day. She has a hard time sounding out the words and the other ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
 
Fire Engine Man
3.51
Very simple text and colorful pictures tell the story of a young boy who would like to be a "fire engine man" when he grows up. The side story of him ...more
Dec 18, 2008
Dec 18, 2008
 
Abigale the Happy Whale
3.08
The text is way too tiny for storytime. The illustrations are absolutely darling though. So charming! It is no way realistic as Dolphins golf and the ...more
Jan 05, 2009
Jan 05, 2009
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