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Best Picture Books of 2020 for Sheer Fun

  • CHILDREN'S

    THE GHOUL

    FEB. 4, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE GHOUL

by Taghreed Najjar ; illustrated by Hassan Manasra ; translated by Michel Moushabeck

A stimulating and funny fantasy about acceptance. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE HOUSE OF MADAME M

    APRIL 7, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE HOUSE OF MADAME M

by Clotilde Perrin ; illustrated by Clotilde Perrin ; translated by Daniel Hahn

The most, and best, (pop-up) haunted house in decades. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    NERP!

    MARCH 3, 2020

CHILDREN'S

NERP!

by Sarah Lynne Reul ; illustrated by Sarah Lynne Reul

Will persnickety children drool after their own “squishalicious” masterpieces? “Yerpetty yerpetty yerpy yerp!” Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    MEMOIRS OF A TORTOISE

    MAY 15, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE

    MAY 19, 2020

CHILDREN'S

TWO DOGS ON A TRIKE

by Gabi Snyder ; illustrated by Robin Rosenthal

This fur-raising one-to-10-and-back-again counting book perfectly captures the rollicking, manic joy of dogs off the leash. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE BEAR IN MY FAMILY

    MARCH 10, 2020

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