A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine A. Stirling and Vesper Stamper

Every person has a story to tell, but children are unencumbered by doubts and fears. They let their creativity flow more freely. Some people stay in touch with that creativity and make it their own. The Picture Book of the Week is A Most Clever Girl: How Jane Austen Discovered Her Voice, written by JasmineContinue reading “A Most Clever Girl by Jasmine A. Stirling and Vesper Stamper”

The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge

Have you ever wondered what trees are thinking? No? Of course, trees don’t think, you say. Is there anything that could change your mind. The Picture Book of the Week is The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom, written and illustrated by Lita Judge. About the Book: The WisdomContinue reading “The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge”

Grandma’s Girl by Susanna Leonard Hill and Laura Bobbiesi

Mother’s Day is around the corner and the bookstore has a big display of books to help readers celebrate the holiday. As always, choosing one book for the week was tough, but I only have so much shelf space. The Picture Book of the Week is Grandma’s Girl: All the Things I Wish for You!,Continue reading “Grandma’s Girl by Susanna Leonard Hill and Laura Bobbiesi”

The Hike by Alison Farrell

If you ever roamed the local woods, eating berries and nuts, looking for an imagined treasure, and listening to the birds sing, this week’s story will resonate with you. The Picture Book for this Week is The Hike, written and illustrated by Alison Farrell. About the Book: Wren, El, Hattie, and Bean are planning anContinue reading “The Hike by Alison Farrell”

Bunny Overboard by Claudia Rueda

Sometimes, when you read a book, you feel like you have gone on an actual adventure. You feel like you have been immersed in another world. Bunny Overboard, the Picture Book of the Week, is just such a story. Written and illustrated by Claudia Rueda, it not only tells a story, it draws the readerContinue reading “Bunny Overboard by Claudia Rueda”

Outside In by Deborah Underwood and Cindy Derby

This week’s selection is for anyone who wants to remember they forgot something important. The Picture Book of the Week is Outside In, written by Deborah Underwood and illustrated by Cindy Derby. About the Book: The main character of Outside In is a little girl in a red hoodie. She doesn’t have a name andContinue reading “Outside In by Deborah Underwood and Cindy Derby”

Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover) by Helen Yoon

We have all heard the warnings about wolves in sheep’s clothing, but what if things didn’t go as planned for the wolf (or the sheep). The Picture Book of the Week, Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover), written and illustrated by Helen Yoon, takes on this question in a funny, fractured take on the old adage. AboutContinue reading “Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover) by Helen Yoon”

Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor

Sometimes you just know that it’s time. Time to take a leap of faith and trust that it will turn out for the best. This week’s Picture Book of the Week is Mel Fell, written and illustrated by Corey R. Tabor. About the Book: Mel Fell is about a young bird who knows it isContinue reading “Mel Fell by Corey R. Tabor”

It Will Be Ok by Lisa Katzenberger and Jaclyn Sinquett

The theme for this week is things that try our courage. Is there something you always do, but if something changes, some obstacle presents it self, it makes you want to run away and hide. The Picture Book for this Week is It Will Be Okay, written by Lisa Katzenberger and illustrated by Jaclyn Sinquett.Continue reading “It Will Be Ok by Lisa Katzenberger and Jaclyn Sinquett”

The Worrysaurus by Rachel Bright and Chris Chatterton

Life is a series of challenges, even for children. Learning to deal with those challenges constructively can have a positive influence on a child’s life. This week’s Picture Book of the Week is The Worrysaurus, written by Rachel Bright and illustrated by Chris Chatterton. About the Book: The Worrysaurus is about a young dinosaur whoContinue reading “The Worrysaurus by Rachel Bright and Chris Chatterton”