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All Fun & Games: Middle Grade & Picture Books That Shine

  • CHILDREN'S

    DO NOT LICK THIS BOOK

    JUNE 5, 2018

CHILDREN'S

DO NOT LICK THIS BOOK

by Idan Ben-Barak ; illustrated by Julian Frost with photographed by Linnea Rundgren

Science at its best: informative and gross. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    RUN WILD

    JUNE 5, 2018

CHILDREN'S

RUN WILD

by David Covell ; illustrated by David Covell

This sweetly unruly book is destined for mud-stained and ripped pages, as it is sure to accompany many a child on wild... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE RHINO IN RIGHT FIELD

    JULY 10, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE RHINO IN RIGHT FIELD

by Stacy DeKeyser

Laugh-out-loud fun with a wonderful cast of characters. A winner in every way. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BE STILL, LIFE

    MAY 15, 2018

CHILDREN'S

BE STILL, LIFE

by Ohara Hale ; illustrated by Ohara Hale

What sets this book apart from so many others with the same theme of the nourishment derived from connecting with life is... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ALL SUMMER LONG

    MAY 1, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

ALL SUMMER LONG

by Hope Larson ; illustrated by Hope Larson

A coming-of-age story as tender and sweet as a summer evening breeze Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MR. MONKEY BAKES A CAKE

    JULY 3, 2018

CHILDREN'S

MR. MONKEY BAKES A CAKE

by Jeff Mack ; illustrated by Jeff Mack

Encore, encore for kid lit’s ap-peel-ing new primate. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ELECTRIC BOOGERLOO

    JULY 17, 2018

CHILDREN'S

ELECTRIC BOOGERLOO

by Mark Maciejewski

Another crowd pleaser: funny, intelligent, and richly spiced with gross bits. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BARBER'S DILEMMA

    MAY 15, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE BARBER'S DILEMMA

by Koki Oguma & Gita Wolf ; illustrated by Koki Oguma

Funny, eccentric, and unique, this exceptionally designed work has universal appeal. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HIZNOBYUTI

    MAY 22, 2018

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM

    JUNE 5, 2018

GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS

THE CARDBOARD KINGDOM

edited by Chad Sell ; illustrated by Chad Sell

A breath of fresh air, this tender and dynamic collection is a must-have for any graphic-novel collection. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    STOP, GO, YES, NO!

    AUG. 14, 2018

CHILDREN'S

STOP, GO, YES, NO!

by Mike Twohy ; illustrated by Mike Twohy

Kids will snort at the antics of the simultaneously exasperating and endearing Dog while feeling sympathetic to Cat. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    LOOK

    JULY 10, 2018

CHILDREN'S

LOOK

by Fiona Woodcock ; illustrated by Fiona Woodcock

A delightful exploration of a thematic concept, exceptionally designed and thoroughly charming. (Picture book. 4-7) Full review >

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