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Best Picture Books of 2018 for Contemplative Kids

  • CHILDREN'S

    DRAWN FROM NATURE

    MARCH 13, 2018

CHILDREN'S

DRAWN FROM NATURE

by Helen Ahpornsiri ; illustrated by Helen Ahpornsiri

A book to savor and share throughout the year, this is sure to inspire budding naturalists and crafters. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    KITTEN AND THE NIGHT WATCHMAN

    SEPT. 25, 2018

CHILDREN'S

KITTEN AND THE NIGHT WATCHMAN

by John Sullivan ; illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

Every life and job is unique; this book’s take on the job of a watchman is empathetic, poetic, and a joy to look at, cute... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE TRULY BRAVE PRINCESSES

    OCT. 2, 2018

CHILDREN'S

THE TRULY BRAVE PRINCESSES

by Dolores Brown ; illustrated by Sonja Wimmer

If every girl is a little princess, this book shows that to keep that crown requires only finding things to love in life and... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MIXED

    JULY 3, 2018

CHILDREN'S

MIXED

by Arree Chung ; illustrated by Arree Chung

A colorful story about celebrating difference as complementary and transformative. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    PETRA

    FEB. 6, 2018

CHILDREN'S

PETRA

by Marianna Coppo ; illustrated by Marianna Coppo ; translated by Debbie Bibo

Lending itself to a range of readings, from perspective to an exploration of identity, this Italian import is a pleasingly... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    OCEAN MEETS SKY

    MAY 15, 2018

CHILDREN'S

OCEAN MEETS SKY

by Terry Fan & Eric Fan ; illustrated by Terry Fan & Eric Fan

A stunning, dreamlike voyage into the heart of a child. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    WHALE IN A FISHBOWL

    MAY 22, 2018

CHILDREN'S

WHALE IN A FISHBOWL

by Troy Howell ; illustrated by Richard Jones

This subtle, satisfying narrative will be especially appealing to introspective readers who yearn for something that’s... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    A STORYTELLING OF RAVENS

    MAY 1, 2018

CHILDREN'S

A STORYTELLING OF RAVENS

by Kyle Lukoff ; illustrated by Natalie Nelson

Offbeat nonsense humor of the highest order: not to be missed. 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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