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Creeping Around the Picture Books #8 (Caldecott, Newbery, and Thanksgiving)

Note: I originally drafted this post last November, with the intention of publishing it before Thanksgiving. Things came up, and I ended up forgetting I had ever written this. 1,351 more words

Book Reviews

Journey trilogy

Amazing books somehow tend to slip under my radar. For example, Journey by Aaron Becker. Becker is the illustrator and each illustration pulls us into a story of a bored young girl who uses a magic marker to go on an amazing journey. 187 more words

"A sick day for Amos McGee" by Philip C. Stead

“A sick day for Amos McGee” by Philip C. Stead, Illustration by Erin E. Stead

Illustrator and a wife of the author, Erin Stead won the 2011… 63 more words


Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

2016 Newbery Medal

2016 Caldecott Honor Book

2016 Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Basically, this is the children’s book of 2016.  Purchase it on Amazon here (add link) 14 more words

"Grandfather's Journey" by Allen Say

Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say.

This book is a winner of the 1994 Caldecott Medal. The color and touch of the book is superb. The time is very different, however, as a Japanese who came to the U.S. 15 more words