Kirkus Reviews

Best Picture Books of 2013 To Take You Outside the Box


ON A BEAM OF LIGHT by Jennifer Berne ; illustrated by Vladimir Radunsky
Chronicle / May 1st, 2013 / 978-0-8118-7235-5
A SPLASH OF RED by Jen Bryant & illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Knopf / Jan. 8th, 2013 / 978-0-375-86712-5
NEVER EVER by Jo Empson ; illustrated by Jo Empson
Child's Play / Sept. 1st, 2013 / 978-1-84643-552-2
THE STORY OF FISH AND SNAIL by Deborah Freedman ; illustrated by Deborah Freedman
Viking / June 13th, 2013 / 978-0-670-78489-9
THE BOY WHO LOVED MATH by Deborah Heiligman ; illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Roaring Brook / June 11th, 2013 / 978-1-59643-307-6
ANIMALS UPSIDE DOWN by Steve Jenkins ; Robin Page ; illustrated by Steve Jenkins
Houghton Mifflin / Aug. 27th, 2013 / 978-0-547-34127-9
TOILET by David Macaulay with Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by David Macaulay
David Macaulay Studio/Roaring Brook / Sept. 10th, 2013 / 978-1-59643-779-1
NELSON MANDELA by Kadir Nelson & illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Harper/HarperCollins / Jan. 2nd, 2013 / 978-0-06-178374-6
EXCLAMATION MARK by Amy Krouse Rosenthal ; illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
Scholastic / March 1st, 2013 / 978-0-545-43679-3
I AM BLOP! by Hervé Tullet ; illustrated by Hervé Tullet
Phaidon / March 5th, 2013 / 978-0-7148-6533-1