Category: Picture Books

Writing in rhyme

Children love both rhythm and rhyme. Toddlers and preschoolers can’t help but groove to music that has both elements. Even we adults find ourselves tapping our toes and bouncing to the beat of whatever is coming from our car radios. Rhythm is part of… Continue Reading “Writing in rhyme”

Tales of my NF PB Biography

Where to Start? A month ago I was challenged to tackle writing a nonfiction picture book. A biography, specifically. My friend told me to brainstorm topics that interest me and start my research there. But I quickly became stuck! I am passionate about Christ,… Continue Reading “Tales of my NF PB Biography”

NF 2019 Picture Books

In 2020 I’ve read a few dozen “lists” of the best picture books of 2019. Instead of making my own list I decided to give you a peek into some of these 2019 picture books so you can decide for yourself. Whether you are… Continue Reading “NF 2019 Picture Books”

Fall Picture Books

Four Seasons Make a Year by Anne Rockwell The Reasons for the Seasons by Gail Gibbons Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert We’re Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro Fall Leaves Colorful and… Continue Reading “Fall Picture Books”

Children’s Poetry

Your local library is a lovely place to find these books of poems for children. Please pay them a visit. Cracks in the Sidewalk by Crystal Bowman A Spider Bought a Bicycle chosen by Michael Rosen Lemonade Sun by Rebecca Kai Dotlich In the… Continue Reading “Children’s Poetry”

Picture Books – Family

Jean Matthew Hall has reviewed about 200 picture books over the past two years. The next few blog posts will list these picture books by theme and/or category for your easy reference. The titles are linked to the reviews. If I Didn’t Have You… Continue Reading “Picture Books – Family”

Picture Books – Friendship

Jean Matthew Hall has reviewed about 200 picture books over the past two years. The next few blog posts will list these picture books by theme and/or category for your easy reference. The titles are linked to the reviews. The following picture books are… Continue Reading “Picture Books – Friendship”

BULLY

Bully was written and illustrated by Jennifer Sattler. Sleeping Bear Press published it in 2018. Bully is a frog in a pond full of lilies. Bully wants all the lilies all to himself The story traces Bully’s rude, selfish treatment of other creatures in… Continue Reading “BULLY”

Picture Books-Cooperation & Community

Jean Matthew Hall has reviewed about 200 picture books over the past two years. The next few blog posts will list these picture books by theme and/or category for your easy reference. These titles are linked to Jean’s reviews. The Inventor’s Secret Anything Is… Continue Reading “Picture Books-Cooperation & Community”

Picture Books-Women

Mary Shelley Libba Lizard Lady Jane Austen Jane Austen for Kids by Nancy I. Sanders

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