November 8, 2016
Kelsey Marie Paff
1. I am a Bunny Illustrated by Richard Scarry.
I am a Bunny is a timeless story about a rabbit named Nicholas who lives in a hollow tree. Nicho...
October 22, 2016
All children's picture book authors and illustrators strive for creativity, hoping their book will catch a reader's (and a publisher's) attention. But some,...
October 16, 2016
Hello Baby by Mem Fox is a fun little guessing game for you and your little one as the book asks the baby, "Who are you?"
In a series of rhymes, Fox present...
October 9, 2016
A story that reminds me of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No good, Very Bad Day, Kevin Henkes gives us a story of a bird, a little dog, a fox, and a...
October 3, 2016
"Dida, Dida, Dida" has to be one of our son's favorite words. While many people might assume he's saying "Dada," what he's really saying is "Digger, digger,...
September 27, 2016
Time for Bed by Mem Fox is a beautiful bedtime story for children -- both in text and in illustration. With flowing, repetitive rhymes, each page presents t...
September 22, 2016
I am very fond of Baby Bear Sees Blue. A book that captures the infinite curiosity of a child, Baby Bear spends his day asking questions about what he sees,...
September 20, 2016
Dahlov Ipcar's Farmyard Numbers is a lovely addition to any child's book collection. With illustrations that have a vintage-poster feel to them, the matte b...
September 13, 2016
Capturing the creativity and imagination of the child, Alice Beauvisage brings us into the world of a little boy who finds many different uses for his blank...
September 4, 2016
Pumpkin Moonshine by beloved author/illustrator, Tasha Tudor reminds me of stories by Beatrix Potter and Thornton Burgess. A board book with a fai...
August 27, 2016
A 2007 Caldecott Honor Book, Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet is both innovative -- with its black and white cut-out-like illustrations -- and infor...
August 21, 2016
KMP: For those readers who may not be familiar with your work, can you tell us about some of the themes in your books?
PH: Almost all the characters in my p...
A while back I reviewed Emily Winfield Martin's book, Dream Animals, here. (I am so fond of her work that I couldn't stop myself from also reviewing Day Dre...
August 18, 2016
Who ever said a red wagon is just a wagon? In Renata Liwska's Red Wagon, Lucy the fox is given an exciting gift -- a red wagon. But instead of being able to...
August 12, 2016
For the earliest reader (or board-book-chewer), I Play is another of David McPhail's simply illustrated books with a lot of personality. From cuddly illustr...
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