A Mischievous and Enchanting Tale: The Grotlyn by Benji Davies

From the extraordinary artist and storyteller Benji Davies comes a divinely illustrated and expertly plotted picture book that is thrilling and fun. Told in a lyrical and haunting tone, the first read through is spooky and mysterious and holds readers in complete suspense as they wonder what on earth is the Grotlyn? 935 more words

Picture Books

Chicagoland Pt. 2

Here are a couple of videos, I shot before my presentation in Chicago. It was worth its weight in gold to experience this moment and grow from it!


Lint Boy by Aileen Leijten

*I received a copy of this graphic novel for review purposes via the @kidlitexchange network. All opinions are my own.

This is such an adorable graphic novel about a “boy” created out of different pieces of lint in a dryer. 88 more words

Teaching

Chicagoland

I finished my week on a new level! I went to Chicago, Illinois, faced every challenge getting there, crushed my presentation and made an impact! 516 more words

We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: Children’s literature, picturebook

Medium: Hardback

Synopsis: These two friends find a hat, and they both want it.  Is there a solution to their problem? 118 more words

Egg by Kevin Henkes

Rating: ★★★★

Genre: Children’s literature, picturebook

Medium: Hardback

Synopsis: There are four eggs, and one big surprise.  What could it possibly be?

Review: This book was so fun to read, and probably even funnier for my coworker who had to hear me gasp as I was flipping through the pages. 76 more words

Thrills! Chills! and Giggles for All! -- Creepy Pair of Underwear! Written by Aaron Reynolds and Illustrated by Peter Brown

From the creators of Creepy Carrots!, comes Creepy Pair of Underwear!, a hilarious and exciting picture book that delivers the perfect amount of thrills and giggles for all. 926 more words

Picture Books