• CHILDREN'S

    BOOT & SHOE

    OCT. 9, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    STEP GENTLY OUT

    MARCH 13, 2012

CHILDREN'S

STEP GENTLY OUT

by Helen Frost & photographed by Rick Lieder

A dazzlingly poetic photo album of the insect world for tots on up. (Picture book. 2 & up) Full review >

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    DAY BY DAY

    JULY 10, 2012

CHILDREN'S

DAY BY DAY

by Susan Gal & illustrated by Susan Gal

A luminous celebration of family, food and home. Full review >

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    FISH HAD A WISH

    APRIL 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

FISH HAD A WISH

by Michael Garland & illustrated by Michael Garland

From the beaver’s coat to the tiger lily’s petals to the snakeskin, this fish tale is a keeper. Full review >

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    WHAT'S THE TIME, MR. WOLF?

    OCT. 2, 2012

CHILDREN'S

WHAT'S THE TIME, MR. WOLF?

by Debi Gliori ; illustrated by Debi Gliori

There is much to enjoy here, and the illustrations and allusions beg for repeat readings. Full review >

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    CAT TALE

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CAT TALE

by Michael Hall & illustrated by Michael Hall

Smart and accessible, charming and witty, this is one for educators and adventurers alike. Full review >

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    PENNY AND HER DOLL

    SEPT. 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    CHARLEY'S FIRST NIGHT

    NOV. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHARLEY'S FIRST NIGHT

by Amy Hest & illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

Be forewarned: Youngsters will find Charley as irresistible as Henry does and will no doubt beg for puppies of their own. Full review >

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    THIS IS NOT MY HAT

    OCT. 9, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BOOK OF ANIMAL POETRY

    SEPT. 11, 2012

CHILDREN'S

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BOOK OF ANIMAL POETRY

edited by J. Patrick Lewis

A spectacular collection—“And,” the editor notes with remarkable understatement, “the pictures are pretty nice too!”... Full review >

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    CHLOE

    MAY 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

CHLOE

by Peter McCarty & illustrated by Peter McCarty

Beautifully benign illustrations conjure powerful familial feelings Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    HIDE & SEEK

    MAY 8, 2012

CHILDREN'S

HIDE & SEEK

by Il Sung Na & illustrated by Il Sung Na

Ready or not! Here comes a book worth finding. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE MIGHTY MARS ROVERS

    JUNE 18, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE MIGHTY MARS ROVERS

by Elizabeth Rusch

How extraordinary to visit Mars in Spirit; readers will be very glad of the Opportunity. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

    SEPT. 4, 2012

CHILDREN'S

BEAR HAS A STORY TO TELL

by Philip C. Stead & illustrated by Erin E. Stead

The Steads’ work adopts a folkloric approach to cooperative relationships; the affectionately rendered animals that stand in... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A HOME FOR BIRD

    JUNE 5, 2012

CHILDREN'S

A HOME FOR BIRD

by Philip C. Stead & illustrated by Philip C. Stead

A deeply satisfying story that speaks to the universal desires to be nurtured and to find a home. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    I SAW A PEACOCK WITH A FIERY TAIL

    MAY 15, 2012

CHILDREN'S

I SAW A PEACOCK WITH A FIERY TAIL

illustrated by Ramsingh Urveti & Jonathan Yamakami

Indian folk art triumphantly meets 17th-century English trick verse in this sophisticated graphic venture fit for middle... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MOUSTERPIECE

    AUG. 21, 2012

CHILDREN'S

MOUSTERPIECE

by Jane Breskin Zalben & illustrated by Jane Breskin Zalben

The joyful clarity of both vision and execution thrills. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    THE DOGS OF WINTER

    OCT. 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

    JAN. 17, 2012

CHILDREN'S

THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

by Katherine Applegate illustrated by Patricia Castelao

Utterly believable, this bittersweet story, complete with an author’s note identifying the real Ivan, will inspire a new... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    Z IS FOR MOOSE

    MARCH 1, 2012

  • CHILDREN'S

    HOMER

    JUNE 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

HOMER

by Elisha Cooper & illustrated by Elisha Cooper

Soothing and satisfying; perfect for reading on the porch on a summer evening, preferably next to a dog. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NEVER TRUST A TIGER

    SEPT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

NEVER TRUST A TIGER

retold by Lari Don & illustrated by Melanie Williamson

An excellent addition to both the folk tale genre and the early-reader shelf. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    EAST DRAGON, WEST DRAGON

    JAN. 3, 2012

CHILDREN'S

EAST DRAGON, WEST DRAGON

by Robyn Eversole illustrated by Scott Campbell

This primer on friendship wrapped in hijinks is paced for maximum pleasure. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    OH, NO!

    SEPT. 11, 2012

CHILDREN'S

OH, NO!

by Candace Fleming & illustrated by Eric Rohmann

Oh, yes! This is a terrific new picture book. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

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