Best Imported Picture Books of 2013 [SHOWING SLIDE 11 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.

KENTA AND THE BIG WAVE by Ruth Ohi
Kirkus Star
by Ruth Ohi, illustrated by Ruth Ohi

"An eminently child-friendly treatment of the devastation that follows disaster. (author's note) (Picture book. 3-7)"
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