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Best Picture Books of 2013 To Take You Outside the Box

  • CHILDREN'S

    ON A BEAM OF LIGHT

    MAY 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

ON A BEAM OF LIGHT

by Jennifer Berne ; illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky

For today’s curious children, this intriguing and accessible blend of words and pictures will provide a splendid... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A SPLASH OF RED

    JAN. 8, 2013

CHILDREN'S

A SPLASH OF RED

by Jen Bryant & illustrated by Melissa Sweet

A splash of vibrancy about a self-taught master. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NEVER EVER

    SEPT. 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

NEVER EVER

by Jo Empson ; illustrated by Jo Empson

Eye-catching pictures and splendid forward momentum add up to a giggle-inducing tale with subtlety underneath. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE STORY OF FISH AND SNAIL

    JUNE 13, 2013

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH

    JUNE 11, 2013

CHILDREN'S

THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH

by Deborah Heiligman ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham

Social learners and budding math lovers alike will find something awesome about this exceptional man. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ANIMALS UPSIDE DOWN

    AUG. 27, 2013

CHILDREN'S

ANIMALS UPSIDE DOWN

by Steve Jenkins ; Robin Page ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins

A treat for eye and mind alike, besides being suitable for displays and durable enough to stand up to plenty of hands-on use. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    TOILET

    SEPT. 10, 2013

CHILDREN'S

TOILET

by David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by David Macaulay

Even readers who received fastidious toilet training and admonitions against potty humor will let down their guard and find... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NELSON MANDELA

    JAN. 2, 2013

CHILDREN'S

NELSON MANDELA

by Kadir Nelson & illustrated by Kadir Nelson

A beautifully designed book that will resonate with children and the adults who wisely share it with them. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    EXCLAMATION MARK

    MARCH 1, 2013

CHILDREN'S

EXCLAMATION MARK

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal ; illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld

Funny and spirited (and secretly educational, but nobody will notice). Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    I AM BLOP!

    MARCH 5, 2013

CHILDREN'S

I AM BLOP!

by Hervé Tullet ; illustrated by Hervé Tullet

Lighthearted, fun and original, this book will delight children and parents alike. Full review >

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