Tag Archives: Caldecott

3 Don’t-Miss Picture Books

Crown: an Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James. Bolden from Agate Publishing, 2017. I’d seen this on the shelf, but was moved to check it out when listening to the Caldecott Contender episode of … Continue reading

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Caldecott Winners 2015 Part 2

This year’s Caldecott winner, with two honor books – many of these I had to wait for at the library because everyone wanted to read them. Adventures of Beekle, the Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat. Little, Brown & Co., 2014. … Continue reading

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Caldecotts 2015: Picture Book Biographies

There were a lot of Caldecott honors this year – six, with the medal winner additional.  I’m still waiting on hold for one of them, but even so, I have too many books to talk about at once.  Here are … Continue reading

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Locomotive

Remember there’s still time to enter my Tenth Anniversary Giveaway! Locomotive by Brian Floca. Simon and Schuster, 2013. I checked this one out after reading Amy’s review over at Hope is the Word. Gorgeous layered illustrations with expressive typography and … Continue reading

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Mostly Picture Book Cybils Finalists

I’m realizing that the Cybils awards will be announced next week already, and I’d better try to catch up with my reviewing before then. Here’s one Easy Reader and three Picture Book finalists. I’ve not really been making an effort … Continue reading

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