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America's National Parks A Pop-Up Book by Don Compton, Dave Ember, Bruce Foster (2013)
Reviewed by ang on April 11, 2014 tagged coffee table book • nonfiction • picture book
A pop-up book about National Parks styled after the WPA posters of the 1930s and ‘40s.
The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat (My Readers Level 1) by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 5, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Funny, nonsensical early readers by Andy Griffiths with drawings by longtime collaborator Terry Denton.
Randolph Caldecott The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing by Leonard S. Marcus (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on December 13, 2013 tagged art • biography • picture book
Bank clerk Randolph Caldecott taught himself to draw and forever changed the way children’s books were illustrated.
Bedtime Math A Fun Excuse To Stay Up Late by Laura Overdeck, Jim Paillot (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on November 8, 2013 tagged nonfiction • picture book
A book full of fun, illustrated word problems for kids to do at bedtime.
Alphabet Trucks by Samantha Vamos, Ryan O'Rourke (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on January 3, 2014 tagged picture book
An alphabet book that plays on children’s love of trucks to trick them into learning to read.
I Wish I Were A... by Werner Holzwarth, Stefanie Jeschke (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on November 29, 2013 tagged picture book
A meerkat on guard duty admires his neighbors' strengths but doesn’t realize his own.
Papa's Mechanical Fish by Candace Fleming, Boris Kulikov (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on December 6, 2013 tagged historical fiction • picture book
An inventor builds underwater vehicles based on his daughter’s observations of fish in a lake.
Once Upon a Banana A story told in street signs by Jennifer Armstrong, David Small (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 13, 2013 tagged humor • picture book
A street performer chases his banana-stealing monkey though the streets of a city. Chaos ensues.
Crankenstein by Samantha Berger, Dan Santat (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on December 20, 2013 tagged picture book
Frequent sightings of a cranky monster parents will recognize, along with ideas on how to deal with it.
Papa is a Poet a story about Robert Frost by Natalie S. Bober, Rebecca Gibbon (2013)
Reviewed by snow on December 20, 2013 tagged biography • picture book • poetry
Lesley tells the story of growing up with her father, the poet Robert Frost.
Battle Bunny by John Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Matthew Myers (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on January 3, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
When Alex gets a boring picture book for a birthday gift, he transforms it into a violent masterpiece.
Welcome to Mamoko by Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 10, 2014 tagged art • board book • picture book
A board book filled with a myriad of odd, colorful creatures whose adventures play out on every page.
The Tree Lady by H. Joseph Hopkins, Jill McElmurry (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 31, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book
Katherine Olivia Sessions transformed San Diego into a beautiful place by planting trees.
The Dinosaur Tooth Fairy by Martha Brockenbrough, Israel Sanchez (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on January 31, 2014 tagged picture book
Inside the museum of truly old things, the last Dinosaur Tooth Fairy polishes her fangs.
Maps by Aleksandra Mizielinska, Daniel Mizielinski (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on February 7, 2014 tagged art • nonfiction • picture book
An atlas of fun, cartoony maps filled with the people and things found in each country.
Toys in Space by Mini Grey (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on February 7, 2014 tagged picture book • science fiction
The star in the sky that is brighter than the rest is a spaceship looking for abandoned toys.
Frog Trouble...and eleven other pretty serious songs by Sandra Boynton (2013)
Reviewed by snow on February 28, 2014 tagged picture book
Country songs about frogs, dogs, trucks, and more.
What's Inside? See-Through Pages and Magic Surprises! by OKIDO (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 28, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book • science
Hold the pages of this picture book up to the light to reveal the inner workings of the human body, a car, and more.
The Really Rotten Princess and the Cupcake Catastrophe (Ready to Read Level Two) by Lady Cecily Snodgrass, Mike Lester (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on March 21, 2014 tagged fantasy • picture book
Regina bakes disgusting cupcakes for a wizard convention.
Alice in tumblr-Land And Other Fairy Tales for a New Generation by Tim Manley (2013)
Reviewed by craigseasholes on March 14, 2014 tagged classic • humor • picture book
Classic children’s lit characters star in humorous, illustrated online entries for grownups
Rutherford B., Who Was He? Poems about Our Presidents by Marilyn Singer, John Hendrix (2013)
Reviewed by snow on April 25, 2014 tagged biography • picture book • poetry
Illustrated poems about the first forty-three U.S. presidents.
We Shall Overcome The Story of a Song by Debbie Levy, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (2013)
Reviewed by snow on April 11, 2014 tagged picture book • poetry
A history in free verse poetry of the Civil Rights song “We Shall Overcome.”
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great by Bob Shea (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on April 18, 2014 tagged picture book
Goat is totally disgusted by Unicorn, who can't stop showing off just how great he is.
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown (2013)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on May 2, 2014 tagged picture book
Mr. Tiger is tired of his formal, stiff-backed, upright life. He throws off his clothes and goes wild.
musk ox counts by erin cabatingan, matthew myers (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 30, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Musk Ox is supposed to star on page one, but he gets bored and annoys Zebra through the rest of the counting book.
Cheese Belongs To You! by Alexis Deacon, Viviane Schwarz (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on June 27, 2014 tagged picture book
According to the law, if there’s cheese it belongs to the rat who finds it. But there are exceptions.
Year of the Jungle Memories from the Home Front by Suzanne Collins, James Proimos (2013)
Reviewed by snow on October 10, 2014 tagged historical fiction • picture book
After Suzy’s father goes to Vietnam, his postcards arrive further and further apart and finally stop completely.