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Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes

Title: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Lilly loves just about everything, including her baby brother Julius. She’s just gotten a new purple plastic purse. Lilly brings it to school and is showing it off to everyone, and distracting the class, too. So her teacher,Continue reading “Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes”

Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton

Title: Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye Author: Jenny Ann Fulton Illustrator: Indra Grace Hunter Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Lillian’s parents are taking her to the hospital to visit her grandpa. He’s not going to be around much longer so it’s Lillian’s turn to say goodbye. She’s not sure what that’s all about. SheContinue reading “Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton”

Will You Hold My Story? – Kathy Joy

Title: Will You Hold My Story? Author: Kathy Joy Illustrator: Briana Osaseri Genre: Kid’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Meggi Beth has a story that she carries around on her back. It’s big and heavy and it’s making her tired. She sits down to rest. Meggi Beth calls out to people walking by to see ifContinue reading “Will You Hold My Story? – Kathy Joy”

Guest Post – Amy the Dancing Bear

Title: “Amy the Dancing Bear” Author: Carly Simon Illustrator: Margot Datz Genre: Children’s Books Plot: “Amy the Dancing Bear” is about a little bear who just wants to keep dancing! It is her bedtime, and her mother comes into her room several times and asks her to get ready for bed. Each time, Amy saysContinue reading “Guest Post – Amy the Dancing Bear”

Quackers – Liz Wong

Title: Quackers Author: Liz Wong Illustrator: Liz Wong Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Quackers is a duck, not really, who enjoys the life of a duck. Until he wanders away from the pond and finds a barn. There he meets another cat. Quackers finds another animal he can understand. His new friend teaches himContinue reading “Quackers – Liz Wong”

Dragons Love Tacos – Adam Rubin

Title: Dragons Love Tacos Author: Adam Rubin Illustrator: Daniel Salmieri Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Did you know that dragons love tacos? They do. They love all things taco, except for spicy salsa. Whatever you do, do not give them spicy salsa on their tacos. This book tells you how to give dragons theContinue reading “Dragons Love Tacos – Adam Rubin”

Chrysanthemum- Kevin Henkes

Title: Chrysanthemum Author: Kevin Henkes Illustrator: Kevin Henkes Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: It’s Chrysanthemum’s first day of school. She’s grown up loving her name. But the other kids laugh and make fun of her when they hear her name. Chrysanthemum returns home dejected. She no longer loves her name. But something happens whenContinue reading “Chrysanthemum- Kevin Henkes”

Caps for Sale – Esphyr Slobodkina

Title: Caps for Sale Author: Esphyr Slobodkina Illustrator: Esphyr Slobodkina Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: A cap peddler, who carries his caps on his head, has trouble selling caps one day. He takes a walk to the countryside and takes a nap. When he wakes up, his caps are gone. Where did they go?Continue reading “Caps for Sale – Esphyr Slobodkina”

The Book with No Pictures – B.J. Novak

Title: The Book with No Pictures Author: B.J. Novak Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: This is a different sort of children’s book. There are no pictures. But the strange rule is the adult reading the book has to read all of the words, no matter how ridiculous the words are. Be warned of theContinue reading “The Book with No Pictures – B.J. Novak”