Board Book, 22 pages
Published March 7th 2017 by Abrams Appleseed
These are books I received unsolicited and decided to highlight them because they are awesome. I don’t have enough time to give them individual reviews so here are two flyaway reviews:
Tinyville Town: I’m a Librarian by Brian Briggs
- Super cute.
- Super informative.
- Features a same-sex couple without extra attention to the fact. I like that.
- Get it for your toddler.
Paperback, 96 pages
Expected publication: April 4th 2017 by Abrams Books
Rosie Revere’s Big Project Book for Bold Engineers by Andrea Beaty with illustrations by David Roberts
- This book is amazing.
- It has so many projects to do with simple and easy to follow instructions.
- The art is fun and inclusive.
- The little stories included within the workbook is fun.
- This book challenges little readers and will engage them fully.
- GET IT.
Hardcover, 32 pages Published February 28th 2017 by Random House Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher A Cat Named Swan is designed to tug at your heartstrings and tug at your heartstrings it will. I mean, unless you have a stone heart there is pretty much no way you can resist a picturebook about a […]
Source: Publisher I received a package in the mail the other day and my niece immediately pounced on it because she knows I get picturebooks and the like in the mail often. She waited while I opened it and then her eyes grew as big as saucers when she Silver Dolphin Books First Stories series. […]
Hardcover, 496 pages Published January 31st 2017 by Viking Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher The Dark Days Pack is the second book in the Lady Helen series (though it may be a trilogy I am not sure) and oh my gosh, it increases the stakes, the emotions, and everything in story. Okay, so I […]
240 pages Published January 24th 2017 by Algonquin BFYR Source: Publisher Once in a while, some books come along that give you pause and make you think about the world and your place in it. Here We Are offers a variety of perspectives on feminism; what it is, what it means to different people, and […]
Hardcover, 80 pages Expected publication: March 28th 2017 by Candlewick Press Source: Publisher I have several things to say about this book so…well okay I am a bit rusty at reviewing books so I am going to do in my own style. I mean, if you wanted Kirkus-type reviews, you would read Kirkus reviews, yes? […]
Hardcover, 32 pages Expected publication: March 14th 2017 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers Source: Publisher The book was so cute it made me want to cry. Me, sobbing with a picturebook in my hand. It’s not as strange a picture as I would like to think. Anyway, Il Sung Na’s books are […]
Hardcover, 44 pages Expected publication: March 7th 2017 by Chronicle Books Source: Raincoast Books With evocative and vivid art, Marc Martin’s A River straddles the fence between fiction and nonfiction. Educators will find they can use this picturebook to teach their young students lessons about the environment and how rivers affect changes in the landscape. […]
Hardcover, 192 pages Expected publication: March 7th 2017 by Clarion Books Source: Raincoast Books Fish Girl presents an eerie landscape that blurs the edges between reality and magic. The fish girl lives in an aquarium on a boardwalk with her sea creatures (the octopus in particular) and the self-titled Neptune for company. Visitors to the […]
Paperback, 236 pages Published January 15th 2017 by Deeya Publishing Inc. Source: Author First, it is not often you get a WOC face forward on books meant for kids. Yes, even illustrated WOC are either in silhouette or turned away from the front for reasons I don’t know. And for Muslim women? Hell, being on […]