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Best Picture Books of 2013 for Animal Lovers

  • CHILDREN'S

    POMELO'S OPPOSITES

    JULY 15, 2013

CHILDREN'S

POMELO'S OPPOSITES

by Ramona Badescu ; illustrated by Benjamin Chaud ; translated by Claudia Zoe Bedrick

Simple, sunny, silly illustrations brilliantly convey the complexities and joys one can unearth when tilling a garden of... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MR. TIGER GOES WILD

    SEPT. 3, 2013

CHILDREN'S

MR. TIGER GOES WILD

by Peter Brown ; illustrated by Peter Brown

Hooray for Mr. Tiger and his wild ways! (Picture book. 3-7) Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BEAR'S SONG

    SEPT. 17, 2013

CHILDREN'S

THE BEAR'S SONG

by Benjamin Chaud ; illustrated by Benjamin Chaud

This extraordinary picture book, first published in France as Une chanson d’ours (2011), is as happy a surprise as finding a... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE TINY MOUSE

    OCT. 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

THE TINY MOUSE

by Janis Ian ; illustrated by Ingrid Schubert ; Dieter Schubert

A thoroughgoing success from these trans-Atlantic collaborators. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE LONG, LONG LINE

    AUG. 15, 2013

  • CHILDREN'S

    PARROTS OVER PUERTO RICO

    OCT. 20, 2013

CHILDREN'S

PARROTS OVER PUERTO RICO

by Susan L. Roth ; Cindy Trumbore ; illustrated by Susan L. Roth

From the commanding cover illustration to the playful image on the back, simply spectacular. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    UNICORN THINKS HE'S PRETTY GREAT

    JUNE 25, 2013

CHILDREN'S

UNICORN THINKS HE'S PRETTY GREAT

by Bob Shea ; illustrated by Bob Shea

Brilliant in execution and hysterical in dialogue; Shea’s pretty great, too Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NO MONKEYS, NO CHOCOLATE

    AUG. 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

NO MONKEYS, NO CHOCOLATE

by Melissa Stewart ; Allen Young ; illustrated by Nicole Wong

Children—and more than a few adults—will find this educational you-are-there journey to the rain forest fascinating. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PANCHO RABBIT AND THE COYOTE

    MAY 7, 2013

CHILDREN'S

PANCHO RABBIT AND THE COYOTE

by Duncan Tonatiuh ; illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh

An incandescent, humane and terribly necessary addition to the immigrant-story shelf Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MR. WUFFLES!

    OCT. 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

MR. WUFFLES!

by David Wiesner ; illustrated by David Wiesner

Expertly imagined, composed, drawn and colored, this is Wiesner at his best. Full review >

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