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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One Giant Leap The Story of Neil Armstrong by Don Brown (1998)
Reviewed by rosie on November 15, 2013 tagged history • picture book
Neil Armstrong pursued his dream of flying and became the first man to walk on the moon.
Unspoken A Story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole (2012)
Reviewed by sharonlevin on November 15, 2013 tagged historical fiction • picture book
A wordless story about a young girl who helps a runaway slave hiding in her family’s chicken coop.
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.
Lemonade and Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word by Bob Raczka, Nancy Doniger (2011)
Reviewed by snow on July 5, 2013 tagged picture book • poetry
My Princess Boy A Mom's Story About a Young Boy Who Loves to Dress Up by Cheryl Kilodavis, Suzanne DeSimone (2011)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on June 28, 2013 tagged picture book
World Rat Day Poems About Real Holidays You've Never Heard Of by J. Patrick Lewis, Anna Raff (2013)
Reviewed by snow on June 14, 2013 tagged nonfiction • picture book • poetry
How Obelix Fell Into the Magic Potion When He Was a Little Boy by René Goscinny, Albert Uderzo (2009)
Reviewed by billba on May 17, 2013 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • historical fiction • picture book
How Asterix's giant friend Obelix acquired his great strength when they were children.
Curiosities by Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Jonathan Ying (2012)
Reviewed by billba on April 26, 2013 tagged picture book
A brother and sister inherit a strange house. They explore its nooks and crannies. Something wicked awaits them.
a is for musk ox by erin cabatingan, matthew myers (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 26, 2013 tagged humor • picture book
Musk Ox rewrites an alphabet book so that it’s less boring (now it's all about him). Zebra objects repeatedly.
Timeless Thomas How Thomas Edison Changed Our Lives by Gene Barretta (2012)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on April 19, 2013 tagged biography • picture book