BEST IMPORTED PICTURE BOOKS OF 2013 [SHOWING SLIDE 3 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.

Kirkus Star
by Benjamin Chaud, illustrated by Benjamin Chaud

"This extraordinary picture book, first published in France as Une chanson d'ours (2011), is as happy a surprise as finding a honey-filled hive at the end of a fur-raising journey. (Picture book. 2-8)"
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