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Kid’s activities

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators has created SCBWI CONNECTS for kids, parents, teachers, and caregivers. E-books, games, activities, coloring pages, puzzles, audiobooks, art lessons, and more. All FREE for you! Enjoy. Over 300 remote learning resources for students, parents and educatorsby…

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…

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…

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…

If the S in Moose Comes Loose

Another 2018 picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall. Hilarious! If the S in Moose Comes Loose written by Peter Hermann and illustrated by Matthew Cordell is stunningly hilarious. Judging from their short bios both the author and the illustrator are hilarious themselves. Go-figger!…

Picture Book Women’s History Month-Mary Shelley

A picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall featuring a 2018 picture book about a woman making history! Happy Women’s History Month! She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein was written by Lynn Fulton and illustrated by Felicita Sala. It was published…

Picture Book for Women’s History Month-Libba

A picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall featuring a 2018 picture book about a woman making history! Happy Women’s History Month! Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotton is a nonfiction picture book written by Laura Veirs and illustrated by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh….

Picture Book for Women’s History Month-Lizard Lady

A picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall featuring a 2018 picture book about a woman making history! Happy Women’s History Month! The Lizard Lady is a nonfiction picture book published in 2018 by Abordale. It was written by Jennifer Keats Curtis and Dr….

Picture Book for Women’s History Month-Jane Austen

A picture book review by Jean Matthew Hall featuring a 2018 picture book about a woman making history! Happy Women’s History Month! Brave Jane Austen: Reader, Writer, Author, Rebel was written by Lisa Pliscou and was illustrated by Jen Corace. Henry Holt and Company…

2018 Picture Books–The Day You Begin

It is 2019. Ta-da! For most of this year I will review some of the amazing picture books published in 2018. I love my job! Today is MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY. MCBD’s mission is to raise awareness of the need for kids’ books celebrating…

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