Snail Crossing by Corey R. Tabor

You never know when an act of kindness will be returned. The Picture Book of the Week is Snail Crossing, written and illustrated by Corey R. Tabor. About the Book: Snail Crossing is about a snail Swho is trying to cross a road to get to some yummy cabbage. He begins with all the determinationContinue reading “Snail Crossing by Corey R. Tabor”

Rocket Shoes by Sharon Skinner and Ward Jenkins

Sometimes breaking the rules is the right thing to do. The Picture Book of the Week is Rocket Shoes, written by Sharon Skinner and illustrated by Ward Jenkins. About the Book: Rocket Shoes is a fun rhyming book about a boy named Jose Felix who dreams of owning rocket shoes. Rocket shoes are exactly whatContinue reading “Rocket Shoes by Sharon Skinner and Ward Jenkins”

Except Antarctica! by Todd Sturgell

Are you or your child the type of person that can’t resist picking up a gauntlet someone throws down? Apparently, turtles can’t resist a challenge either. The Picture Book of the Week is Except Antarctica!, written an illustrated by Todd Sturgell. About the Book: The main character of Except Antarctica! is a turtle who can’tContinue reading “Except Antarctica! by Todd Sturgell”

Oliver’s Lollipop by Allison Wortche and Andrés Landazábal

Are you here now? Are you really? The Picture Book of the Week is Oliver’s Lollipop, written by Allison Wortche and illustrated by Andrés Landazábal. About the Book: Oliver’s Lollipop is about a boy who is so busy taking care of his lollipop and wondering what it will taste like, that he doesn’t appreciate theContinue reading “Oliver’s Lollipop by Allison Wortche and Andrés Landazábal”

The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros

Strangers can be scary — a big question mark. Who are they? Where did they come from? Will they hurt me? Should I be afraid of them? These are some of the questions that might cross our minds when we meet a stranger. How would you treat a stranger? The Picture Book of the WeekContinue reading “The Suitcase by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros”

Turtle in a Tree by Neesha Hudson

Sometimes there is more to things than meets the eye. And sometimes different eyes see different things. Perspective is the key. The Picture Book of the Week is Turtle in a Tree, written and illustrated by Neesha Hudson. About the Book: In this book, two dogs argue about what each sees among the leaves ofContinue reading “Turtle in a Tree by Neesha Hudson”

just in case you want to fly by Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson

All children eventually leave the nest. They try and fail. And try and fail. And eventually. Hopefully, succeed. This week’s Picture Book of the Week is Just In Case You Want To Fly, written by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Christian Robinson. About the Book: Just In Case You Want to Fly is the storyContinue reading “just in case you want to fly by Julie Fogliano and Christian Robinson”

The Rock From the Sky by Jon Klassen

There is an element of chance in everything we do. We have to decide if we proceed with trust or with fear. The Picture Book of the Week is The Rock From The Sky, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen. About the Book: With muted, deadpan humor, The Rock From the Sky tells the storyContinue reading “The Rock From the Sky by Jon Klassen”

The Camping Trip by Jennifer K. Mann

School will be out in a couple of weeks and academics will give way to new experiences like swimming, fishing, and hiking. If you live in a city or suburb, those new experiences might include a camping trip like the one in this week’s book. The Picture Book of the Week is The Camping Trip,Continue reading “The Camping Trip by Jennifer K. Mann”

Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry and Juana Martinez-Neal

It’s almost summer and some of you might be feeling the call of the sea and sand. After reading this week’s book, you might start making plans to play on the beach — maybe even make a new friend. The Picture Book of the Week is Swashby and the Sea, written by Beth Ferry andContinue reading “Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry and Juana Martinez-Neal”