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My Little Cities series by Jennifer Adams + Greg Pizzoli

Being as big a fan of the BabyLit series as I am (for those who don’t know what BabyLit is, it’s a series of books produced by publisher Gibbs Smith that introduces classic literature to babies in the form of board books), you can imagine my joy when I discovered the My Little Cities board … Continue reading

Spring 2012 Picture Book Highlights: Chronicle Books

 Previously in my capacity as Children’s Department Manager for the Odyssey Book Shop, I had the opportunity to look over publisher’s catalogues at the new books for each season. Thanks to Edelweiss, I can now look at publisher’s catalogues as a blogger! Here are my picks for Spring 2012: Trains Goby Steve Light9780811879422, $8.99, Pub. … Continue reading

Top Ten Books I Want for the Holidays

The Broke and the Bookish, a brilliant book blog,  hosts a weekly top ten list meme. I like this meme because I like lists. I like this meme because it reminds me of the Top 5 lists from High Fidelity (by Nick Hornby as a book, starring John Cusak as a movie). And I like this meme … Continue reading

Christmas Picture Book Round-Up

A round-up of new Christmas-themed books out this Fall 2011. ‘Tis the season, after all. The Third Giftby Linda Sue Park, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline9780547201955, Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), $16.99 From two extraordinary talents, a beautifully crafted picture book for the Christmas season. The three wise men, or the three kings, are familiar figures … Continue reading

Fall 2011 Picture Book Highlights: Chronicle Books

Previously in my capacity as Children’s Department Manager for the Odyssey Book Shop, I had the opportunity to look over publisher’s catalogues at the new books for each season. I was lucky enough to get my hands on some Fall 2011 catalogues, so decided to revive my seasonal picture book highlights series. Disclaimer: I have … Continue reading

Celebrate the Haul-idays with Chronicle Books (2nd annual)

Attention Book Bloggers and those who just love books: Chronicle Books, publisher extraordinaire based in San Francisco, is helping us celebrate the holidays with a chance to win$500 worth of Chronicle titles! In addition, new this year, Chronicle Books will give $500 of books to a charity of your choice. Introducing  Celebrate the Haul-idays with … Continue reading

Celebrate the Haul-idays with Chronicle Books

Attention Book Bloggers and those who just love books: Chronicle Books, publisher extraordinaire based in San Francisco, is helping us celebrate the holidays with a chance to win$500 worth of Chronicle titles! Introducing  Celebrate the Haul-idays with Chronicle Books If you’re a blogger, create your own list and add your own blog.If you’re not a … Continue reading

Picturebooks for Adults, Part I

Going through the slush pile a few weeks ago, I came across an artist who layers photographs and clipart pieces to create ethereal digital collage artwork. I wish I could show them to you, but unfortunately the artist doesn’t have a website. While the project wasn’t right for Houghton Mifflin, the illustrations were beautiful, and … Continue reading

Ode to the Long-necked Herbivore

A lot of giraffe-themed books have been popping up lately. Thanks to Laura at Tampa Bookworm for a giraffe book recommendation that sparked this post. I admit I have a soft spot for giraffes. Polar bears, giraffes, and lobsters are my top three favorite non-domesticated animals. Okay, add elephant in there. My four top favorite … Continue reading

Gift of Reading Club Selections: April 2010

Ever have one of those “duh” moments when you wonder why it took you so long to think of that simple, yet brilliant, idea? Each month at the Odyssey Bookshop, I hand-select books for children signed up for our Gift of Reading Program. Usually a family member or close family friend signs up the child … Continue reading

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