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Crankee Doodle by Tom Angleberger, Cece Bell (2013)
Reviewed by ang on November 7, 2014 tagged picture book
Pony tries to suggest things to do, but the extremely bored Crankee Doodle rejects all of his ideas.
Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Hayelin Choi (2014)
Reviewed by craigseasholes on November 7, 2014 tagged cookbook • nonfiction • picture book
A trip with chef Alice Waters in her pursuit of fresh, local ingredients for her restaurant and her school programs.
Black and Bittern Was Night by Robert Heidbreder, John Martz (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on October 31, 2014 tagged horror • picture book • poetry
Kids splook away skeletons who invade their neighborhood and try to ruin Halloween.
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.
Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan, Nancy Carpenter (2014)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on October 3, 2014 tagged history • picture book
Queen Victoria can’t simply go for a swim. So her husband builds her a contraption to give her some privacy.
Sleep Tight, Anna Banana! by Dominique Roques, Alexis Dormal, Mark Siegel (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 19, 2014 tagged graphic novel • picture book
Anna Banana’s stuffed animals want to sleep, but Anna won’t stop reading.
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas, Helen Oxenbury (1997)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by billba on August 8, 2014 tagged picture book
An enormous, crazed pig demolishes the progressively sturdier houses of three small, peaceful wolves.
Slam! A Tale of Consequences by Adam Stower (2014)
Reviewed by snow on July 25, 2014 tagged picture book
A boy slams a door, knocking a ball off the roof, and that causes everything around him to fall apart.
Hippos Can’t Swim and other fun facts by Lara Lyn DiSiena, Hannah Eliot, Pete Oswald (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on July 4, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book
A fun, illustrated book of odd facts about animals we think we already know.
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.
At The Same Moment Around The World by Clotilde Perrin (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on June 27, 2014 tagged picture book
Each two-page spread shows what kids are doing in different time zones around the world at the same moment.
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.
Comic Adventures of Boots by Satoshi Kitamura (2011)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • picture book
A goofy-looking orange cat naps, takes swimming lessons, and plays charades.
Herbert The True Story of a Brave Sea Dog by Robyn Belton (2010)
Reviewed by emilyjones on May 16, 2014 tagged nonfiction • picture book
The true story of a three-year-old border terrier who fell overboard off the coast of New Zealand.
Run, Dog! by Cécile Boyer (2014)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 16, 2014 tagged picture book
A dog chases a red ball across the pages of a picture book that uses a surprising mechanism to show the chase.
Days of the Knights (Tales of the Time Dragon #1) by Robert Neubecker (2014)
Reviewed by snow on May 9, 2014 tagged history • picture book • science fiction
Joe and Lilly travel back in time to England in the 1200s to learn about history.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Fire! ¡Fuego! Brave Bomberos by Susan Middleton Elya, Dan Santat (2012)
Reviewed by emilyjones on April 4, 2014 tagged picture book
Brave firefighters race to a house, put out a fire, and then find a cat.
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.
Binky Takes Charge by Ashley Spires (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on March 21, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • picture book
Binky trains the next generation of space cats and does his best to escape a pet hotel.
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
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.
I'm Bored by Michael Ian Black, Debbie Ridpath Ohi (2012)
Reviewed by silver on February 28, 2014 tagged picture book
Nothing seems interesting to a bored girl until a potato starts complaining about how boring kids are.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stick Man's Really Bad Day by Steve Mockus (2012)
Reviewed by ang on January 24, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Danger lurks everywhere for Stick Man (the guy who poses on all the yellow warning signs).
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.