Book Review: The World Shines For You by Jeffrey Burton, illustrated by Don Clark

Gorgeous illustrations pop with foil pieces that highlight the words of this simple book, perfect for even the youngest reader.

Favorite Fall Picture Books

Seasonal Favorites for Fall  Click on each book cover to find out more. Autumn Story   by Jill Barklem (HarperCollins, $9.99) The very definition of charming, the Brambly Hedge series will remind you of Beatrix Potter. In this Fall story, the mice hurry to finish the harvest before the fall rains begin, but it's Primrose, Lord … Continue reading Favorite Fall Picture Books

My Little Cities series by Jennifer Adams + Greg Pizzoli

The My Little Cities books are exactly what they sound like: adorable board books each featuring a different city with bright, kid-friendly illustrations and short engaging text. If you're at all familiar with Miroslav Sasek's This Is... series of picture books that do something similar, this is essentially an updated take for the younger audience.

Hello, World! Series by Ashley Evanson

I've been spending some time online lately, perusing book publisher catalogues, and came across this charming little board book series put out by Penguin Random House called Hello, World! It's written/illustrated by Ashley Evanson, and the first four in the series just came out this month: New York: A Book of Colors San Francisco: A … Continue reading Hello, World! Series by Ashley Evanson

Board Book Round-up

This post was prompted by my friend Sarah who will soon have a new baby in her life. The new baby's parents have decided to ask for books instead of other gifts (brilliant idea), and I was thrilled to be Sarah's go-to for children's book advice. We decided that as other people were already gifting … Continue reading Board Book Round-up

Book Review: ABC is for Circus by Patrick Hruby

ABC is for Circusby Patrick Hruby9781934429617, Ammo Books, $14.95, Pub. Date: November 2010Whimsical. Bright. Colorful. Creative. A must-have for a baby or design library.I realize I haven't reviewed any board books as a stand-alone post,  a gross oversight I'm going to correct beginning with my latest find. For those who stopped by the Odyssey Book … Continue reading Book Review: ABC is for Circus by Patrick Hruby