Best Imported Picture Books of 2013 [SHOWING SLIDE 10 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.

WAIT! WAIT! by Hatsue Nakawaki
Kirkus Star
by Hatsue Nakawaki, illustrated by Komako Sakai, translated by Yuki Kaneko

"Tender and wistful and glorious. (Picture book. 1-5)"
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