Tag: picture books

Merlin and the Dragons by Jane Yolen

Merlin and the Dragons by Jane Yolen

Merlin and the Dragons by Jane Yolen Illustrator: Li Ming Published by Dutton on September 1, 1995 Genres: Picture Books Format: Hardcover Source: purchased Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble | Audible Add to Goodreads One dark night young King Arthur goes to the old magician, Merlin,… February 5, 2020 Book Reviews 5 ★★★★½

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News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes – 2/25/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Walt Whitman’s lost novel The Life and Adventures of Jack Engle found.  (The Guardian) Oxford English Dictionaries add “clicktivism” and “haterade” as new words for angry… Read more »

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My Ten Favorite Picture Books

My Ten Favorite Picture Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature/meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is All about the visuals: Graphic Novels, Comics, or in my case, Top Ten Favorite Picture Books   It was really hard to come up with my top ten, because there are so many… Read more »

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The Sea King’s Daughter: A Russian Legend

The Sea King’s Daughter: A Russian Legend

The Sea King’s Daughter: A Russian Legend by Aaron Shepard Illustrator: Gennady Spirin Published by Skyhook Press on Apr. 7, 2011 (reprint) Genres: Picture Books Pages: 32 Format: eARC Source: the publisher through NetGalley Add to Goodreads Set in the city of Novgorod long ago, the story tells of the… Read more »

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The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (review)

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes (review)

The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes by DuBose Heyward Illustrator: Marjorie Flack Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on 1939 Genres: Children’s Books, Picture Books Pages: 48 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection With twenty-one baby bunnies to look after, mother bunny Cottontail abandons her dream of becoming an… Read more »

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A Celebration of Jan Brett

A Celebration of Jan Brett

Happy Birthday to author-illustrator Jan Brett! Her beautifully illustrated books have been favorites of ours since well before our daughter was born – though it was Robin’s birth that gave me the excuse to start buying them. Brett was born on Dec. 1., 1949, making her 65 today. . …. Read more »

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Ginger Jumps, by Lisa Campbell Ernst (review)

Ginger Jumps, by Lisa Campbell Ernst (review)

Ginger Jumps by Lisa Campbell Ernst Illustrator: Lisa Campbell Ernst Published by Bradbury Press on April 30, 1990 Genres: Children’s Books, Picture Books Pages: 33 Format: Hardcover Source: my personal collection, the library Add to Goodreads Ginger is a small brown dog who has always lived with the circus. At… Read more »

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Great Winter Books for Children

Great Winter Books for Children

We’re almost a week into December and nearing the official start of winter in the northern hemisphere. Whether you’re eagerly awaiting the first snowfall or already up to your knees in it, here are some of my favorite books about winter and snow for children of all ages: Picture books:In… Read more »

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