From Maria Gianferrari, award-winning author of Play Like an Animal!, comes a beautiful collaboration between verse and science. Brief poems and ethereal illustrations introduce readers to the many different types of ice on land and at sea. Fascinating back matter provides additional information about water as a solid, liquid, and gas, as well as more details about … More PB Spotlight: Ice Cycle: Poems about the Life of Ice by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Jieting Chen…plus a giveaway!
About the Book: Title: LI NA IS MY NAME Author: Lisa Wee Pub. Date: March 31, 2022 Publisher: Dixi Books Publishing Do you get teased by others for being a weirdo, a geek, a nerd or a bookworm? Friends, families and neighbors around Li-Na felt it was affectionate to tease her for her not-so-girly hobbies and … More PB Spotlight: Li Na is My Name by Lisa Wee…plus a giveaway!
Title: Bobcat Prowling Author: Maria Gianferrari Illustrator: Bagram Ibatoulline Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Pub Date: March 22, 2022 A young bobcat searches a suburban landscape for a territory to call home. As the day breaks,feline eyes blink open,and yowls disrupt the still morning air. A young bobcat leaves tracks in the snow as he sets … More PB Spotlight: Bobcat Prowling by Maria Gianferrari, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline…plus a giveaway!
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!