‘You Matter’ is a Beautiful Picture Book with an Important Message for Kids

Christian Robinson’s You Matter is exactly the kind of picture book we need in these trying times. Children need to know that they matter regardless of how they may feel about themselves, regardless of their circumstances, and regardless of what may be going on around them. Through simple prose and meaningful illustrations, Robinson tells children just that: they matter.

‘The Cook and the King’ is a Fun, Silly Tale About a Hungry King and His Terrified Cook

Title: The Cook and the KingAuthor: Julia DonaldsonIllustrator: David RobertsRelease Date: May 7, 2019Publisher: Harry N. AbramsReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon A clever tale about a king searching for a new cook, The Cook and the King is a fun book that will entertain kids and parents alike. It’s a sort of modern fairy tale […]

‘Small World’ is A Perfect Story of Growing Up for Kids and Parents Alike

Title: Small WorldAuthor: Ishta MercurioIllustrator: Jen CoraceRelease Date: July 2, 2019Publisher: Abrams Books for Young ReadersReview Spoilers: LowGoodReads | Amazon If you’re looking for the perfect book to give as a gift at your next baby shower or to read with the precocious, science-loving little girls in your life then look no further: Small World […]

Rockstar Book Tours: Sibling Rivalry Takes the Stage in ‘The Evil Princess vs. The Brave Knight’

Title: THE EVIL PRINCESS VS THE BRAVE KNIGHTAuthor: Jennifer L. Holm,  Matthew Holm (Illustrations)Pub. Date: August 6, 2019Publisher: Random House Books for Young ReadersFormats: Hardcover, eBookPages: 40Find it:Goodreads, Amazon, Kindle, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, TBD Classic sibling rivalry is alive and well in my household. After reading this brand-new picture book with my youngest I can very easily identify which of them is […]

‘The Little Guys’ Offers a Unique Message and a Genuine Opportunity for Discussion With Your Kids

Title: The Little GuysAuthor: Vera BrosgolRelease Date: April 2, 2019Publisher: Roaring Brook PressReview Spoilers: HighGoodReads | Amazon Ususally when you sit down to read a children’s book you have a general idea of where the story is going to go. Not so with Vera Brosgol’s newest book, The Little Guys. I almost hate to do a review […]

Rockstar Book Tours: ‘Miguel and the Grand Harmony’ by Matt de la Peña is a Brand New Story Set in the World of Disney’s Upcoming ‘Coco’ [GIVEAWAY]

Title: Miguel and the Grand Harmony Author: Matt de la Peña Artist: Ana Ramirez Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Disney Press Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iBooks | TBD While Disney’s Coco may not be hitting theatres until the end of next month, young readers can get their first look at the film with Matt de […]

BOOM! Studios’ First Picture Book “What Is It?” Is Just As Adorable As It Looks

What Is It? Author: Nicole Hoang Illustrator: Dustin Nguyen Release Date: August 2, 2016 (July 27, 2016 in Comic Stores) Publisher: KaBOOM! Genre(s): Picture Book, Fantasy Review Spoilers:  Low GoodReads | Amazon BOOM! Studios is breaking new ground with the company’s release of What Is It? by Nicole Hoang and Dustin Nguyen. This is […]