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

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New Releases: Books Published October 10, 2017 for Children + Teens

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases! Children's picture books, middle grade novels, and teen reads released 10/10/17.

New Releases: Books Published October 3, 2017 for Children + Teens

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases! Here are brief blurbs about some of my new favorite children’s picture books, middle grade novels, and teen reads that released today.

New Releases: Books Published September 26, 2017 for Children + Teens

Including Humpty Dumpty, Virginia Lee Burton, Sherman Alexie, Mark Twain, and more!

Talk Like a Pirate Day Recommendations

Avast ye readers! What better way to celebrate this (unofficial) world-wide holiday than to read some books? Here are some favorites from your wordy shi

New Releases: Books Published September 5, 2017 for Children + Teens

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases! Here are brief blurbs about some of my new favorite children’s picture books, middle grade novels, and teen reads that released today.

New Releases: Books Published August 22, 2017 for Children + Teens

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases! Here are brief blurbs about some of my new favorite children's picture books, middle grade novels, and teen reads that released today.

New Releases: Picture Books Published August 15, 2017

Goodnight World Debi Gliori Bloomsbury, $16.99 Delicate illustrations accompany gentle rhyming text as everyone - people, plants, and animals - all get ready for bed. Ages 2+         The One Day House Julia Durango, illustrated by Bianca Diaz Charlesbridge, $16.99 Inspired by real-life volunteers, this picture book tells the story of a … Continue reading New Releases: Picture Books Published August 15, 2017

Illustrator Spotlight: Sanna Annukka

British-Finnish illustrator, Sanna Annukka, is best known for her textile designs for Finnish brand Marimekko, but she has also done the illustrations for two Hans Christian Andersen tales that I desperately want on my own shelves. The Snow Queen Hans Christian Anderson Illustrated by Sanna Annukka 9780399578502, hardcover, Penguin Random House, $16 Publisher's Marketing: Hans … Continue reading Illustrator Spotlight: Sanna Annukka

G+D Vintage from Penguin Random House

One of the things I loved the most about Penguin was their ability to come up with various series designed along a certain theme. Their Penguin Ink series, for instance, is one I was obsessed with for a while, and they do all sorts of fantastic typographical series covers, too. I'm glad to know that … Continue reading G+D Vintage from Penguin Random House