Best Imported Picture Books of 2013 [SHOWING SLIDE 1 OF 13]

Don't have money in the budget for a round-the-world trip? Among this year's best picture books are some amazing imports. They give readers opportunities to visit a child's neighborhood in the Ivory Coast, an Israeli preschool, the Canadian blueberry barrens and more. Their range of illustration styles will delight and challenge, inviting children to share not only geographic adventures, but aesthetic ones as well.

POMELO'S OPPOSITES by Ramona Badescu
Kirkus Star
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 language. (Picture book. 4-6)"
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