About the Book: Title: GRUMPY MONKEY OH, NO! CHRISTMAS Author: Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrations) Pub. Date: September 14, 2021 Publisher: Random House Studio Jim Panzee, our favorite #1 New York Times bestselling grumpy monkey, is feeling like quite the Scrooge this holiday season! It’s Christmas time in the jungle, and Jim just can’t get into the holiday spirit. … More PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Grumpy Monkey Oh, No! Christmas by Suzanne Lang, illustrated by Max Lang. Plus a Giveaway!
A lyrical, gorgeously illustrated look at the majesty of trees—and what humans can learn from them. Stretch your branches to the sun and be a tree! We are all like trees, fueled by air and sun, sharing food and shelter; trees teach and inspire us to be better people. Together, we can be forests, caring … More PB Spotlight: BE A TREE! by Maria Gianferrari and illustrated by Felicita Sala…plus a giveaway!
About the Book: Title: FRED GETS DRESSED Author: Peter Brown Pub. Date: May 4, 2021 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free. The boy loves to be naked. He romps … More PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Fred Gets Dressed by Peter Brown…plus a giveaway!
Sunrise Summer is a picture book by writer Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr that celebrates self-confidence and empowerment, as a girl’s role changes in her family’s fishing expeditions. About The Book: Title: SUNRISE SUMMER Author: Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr (Illustrator) Pub. Date: April 20, 2020 Publisher: Imprint When a girl and her family travel four … More PB Spotlight and Excerpt: Sunrise Summer by author Matthew Swanson and illustrator Robbi Behr…plus a giveaway!
I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the WHO ARE OUR HEROES? by Eliana Melmed Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title: WHO ARE OUR HEROES? Author: Eliana Melmed, Amy Tian (Illustrator) Pub. Date: May 8, 2020 Publisher: Eliana Melmed Formats: Paperback, … More PB Spotlight: Who Are Our Heroes? by Eliana Melmed and illustrated by Amy Tian plus a giveaway!
Bedtime for Cranky Crab Author: Cristina Ergunay Illustrator: Heather Gross Publisher: Cartwheel Books/Scholastic Release date: May 2020 Page count: 24 Synopsis: Cranky Crab is NOT ready for bed. The sea creatures around him are all drifting off to sleep, but he just wants to eat snacks and play! Follow Crab as he travels past sea … More Board Book Spotlight: Bedtime for Cranky Crab by Cristina Ergunay plus a giveaway!
WHO NAMED THEIR PONY MACARONI? Author: Marilyn Singer, Ryan McAmis (Illustrations) Pub. Date: October 1, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the book: A family of mice. A runaway goat. A mischievous snake. A shocking parrot. A pardoned turkey. A pampered raccoon. A ghostbusting dog. A celebrity cow. The White House housed more than presidents and First Families–who could … More PB Spotlight & Excerpt: Who Named Their Pony Macaroni? by Marilyn Singer with a GIVEAWAY!
THE PERFECT SEAT Author: Minh Lê & Gus Gordon (Illustrator) Pub. Date: November 12, 2019 Publisher: Disney Hyperion About the book: This child and their parent are almost ready for story time–but first, they must find the perfect seat! This cozy picture book by Drawn Together author Minh Lê takes readers through various opposites (“Too rough! Too slippery!”) … More PB Spotlight: The Perfect Seat by Minh Lê with a GIVEAWAY!
From acclaimed picture book creator Jeanette Winter comes the urgent and powerful story of Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist who has sparked a worldwide student movement and is demanding action from world leaders who refuse to address climate change. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic…I want you to … More PB Spotlight: Our House is on Fire: Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet by Jeanette Winter
Daddy, Can You See The Moon? (release date April 9, 2019) is about the special moments a young boy and his deployed dad share by looking at the moon, until the father comes home a wounded warrior and the boy realizes that love was what kept them connected all along. This is such a difficult … More Q & A with author Gayle Krause about Daddy, Can You See the Moon? Plus, a giveaway! Win a PB Critique!