LIFE: THE FIRST FOUR BILLION YEARS: THE STORY OF LIFE FROM THE BIG BANG TO THE EVOLUTION OF HUMANS, by Martin Jenkins, Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith, Candlewick Press

Award-winning children's book creators Martin Jenkins and Grahame Baker-Smith team up for a large-scale look at our planet, from the big bang to the dinosaurs and beyond. Before humans took their first steps, there were billions of years of vibrant and varied life-forms on Earth. Discover the story of our planet during this time, from … Continue reading LIFE: THE FIRST FOUR BILLION YEARS: THE STORY OF LIFE FROM THE BIG BANG TO THE EVOLUTION OF HUMANS, by Martin Jenkins, Illustrated by Grahame Baker-Smith, Candlewick Press

WHAT DOES AN ANTEATER EAT? by Ross Collins, Nosy Crow, Candlewick Press

Anteater is hungry, but he has completely forgotten what anteaters eat. Baffled and with his tummy rumbling, he consults the other animals. But Sloth is too busy, Toucan is clueless, and Crocodile has his own mouth full. Maybe the ants will know - and maybe the answer isn't quite as obvious as you may think! … Continue reading WHAT DOES AN ANTEATER EAT? by Ross Collins, Nosy Crow, Candlewick Press

SNOW STILL, by Holly Surplice, Nosy Crow, Candlewick Press

A little fawn wakes up to discover that the world outside has changed after a snowfall. As he takes his first faltering steps into this exciting snow-white world, he finds there's so much to discover and explore. And when it's time to return to the warmth of home, his parents are waiting right there for … Continue reading SNOW STILL, by Holly Surplice, Nosy Crow, Candlewick Press

CINDERELLA REX, by Christy Webster, Holly Hatam, Epic! Originals, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Cinderella Rex loves to dance, but will she get to attend the royal ball? From Epic! Originals, Once Before Time is a playful board book series of fairy tales reimagined from a time long ago . . . with dinosaurs! In this prehistoric retelling of the classic fairy tale, Cinderella Rex wants to go to … Continue reading CINDERELLA REX, by Christy Webster, Holly Hatam, Epic! Originals, Andrews McMeel Publishing

MIGRATIONS OPEN HEARTS OPEN BORDERS, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

by International Centre for Picture Book in Society, Various (Illustrations), Shaun Tan In a show of strength for migrants during a daunting time, more than fifty artists from around the world have created postcard images of birds, along with messages of hope. Featuring an introduction by Shaun Tan. From Mexico City's Natalia Gurovic comes a … Continue reading MIGRATIONS OPEN HEARTS OPEN BORDERS, Candlewick Studio, Candlewick Press

WHERE’S THE WITCH? by Ingela P. Arrhenius, Nosy Crow Ltd., Candlewick Press

Five stylishly illustrated spreads show a series of gently spooky creatures hiding behind bright felt flaps in this Halloween offering. A mirror on the final spread makes for a satisfying ending to the book's search-and-find inquiries. A perfect book to share with very little ones. Out July 2019 BOARD BOOK MY THOUGHTS: I received this … Continue reading WHERE’S THE WITCH? by Ingela P. Arrhenius, Nosy Crow Ltd., Candlewick Press

I LOVE ME, by Sally Morgan & Ambelin Kwaymullina, Andrews McMeel Publishing/Fremantle Press

I love the way my heart knows best. I am me. Who else would I be? I love me! A celebration of individuality and joyous self-esteem in bouncy, rhythmic prose and riotous colour. Out 2016 Board Book MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange for my honest review. I stopped reviewing board books a … Continue reading I LOVE ME, by Sally Morgan & Ambelin Kwaymullina, Andrews McMeel Publishing/Fremantle Press

THE DOG WHO LOST HIS BARK, by Eoin Colfer, Illustrated by P.J. Lynch, Candlewick Press

A warm, uplifting story about a boy, his dog, and the healing power of music marks a first-time collaboration between two former Irish Children's Laureates, Eoin Colfer and P.J. Lynch. Patrick has been desperate for a dog of his own for as long as he can remember, and this summer, with his father away, he … Continue reading THE DOG WHO LOST HIS BARK, by Eoin Colfer, Illustrated by P.J. Lynch, Candlewick Press

SEA GLASS SUMMER, by Michelle Houts, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, Candlewick Press

Author Michelle Houts and illustrator Bagram Ibatoulline explore the magic of one of the seaside's greatest wonders and the bonds that link us through time. One summer, a boy named Thomas visits his grandmother at her seaside cottage. She gives him a magnifying glass that once belonged to his grandfather, and with it Thomas explores … Continue reading SEA GLASS SUMMER, by Michelle Houts, Illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, Candlewick Press

KOALA IS NOT A BEAR, by Kristin L. Gray, Illustrated by Rachel McAlister, Sterling Books

Where does Koala belong? Find out, in this sweet story of friendship and family—with fun facts about marsupials thrown in. It's Koala's first day at camp, and she thinks she's found her place in the Bear Cabin—until know-it-all Kangaroo comes along and tells Koala in no uncertain terms that she is not a bear. Koala … Continue reading KOALA IS NOT A BEAR, by Kristin L. Gray, Illustrated by Rachel McAlister, Sterling Books