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I’ve mentioned earlier how much I love a bold line and simple images that “pop.” Well, I also love DETAILED illustrations. David Wiesner is a master at storytelling through skilled detail. 250 more words

Picture Book Reviews

Book Review: Mr. Wuffles by David Wiesner

This is the best book. Everyone should read this. Everyone is getting this book for Christmas. K picked it up at the local bookstore because it had a cat on the cover. 406 more words

Cats Everywhere

Outside Over There

Happy Halloween!

Ah, such a delightfully creepy holiday deserves an equally creepy book review. Today I’ll discuss Maurice Sendak’s 1982 Caldecott Award winning book, Outside Over There… 241 more words

Picture Book Reviews

Ten, Nine, Eight

While browsing the web, I saw the cover of this book and immediately had flashbacks. I’m a very visual person and the last time I’d seen this cover was when I very little.  198 more words

Picture Book Reviews

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters

Can we just take a moment to admire how beautiful the cover is? It’s easy to see why this book won a 1988 Caldecott Honor Award. 261 more words

Picture Book Reviews

Just What Do Those Awards Mean?

Have you ever wondered what these shiny seals on the book covers mean?

I find these award stickers helpful in selecting books over the countless others out in the market. 447 more words




Today’s Assignment: 

1. Write a story for children that carries a message for older readers, as well.

2. See the list of Caldecott Medal winners… 7 more words