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The best children’s books of 2018 for all ages
From the award-winning team behind Last Stop on Market Street comes a story about a birthday girl on a walk with her big brother, the puffy dandelion she finds along the way, and the series of wishes she considers, all told against the backdrop of the family's Spanish-speaking community. Sensitively conceived and exuberantly executed. Larger themes about the importance of empathy add meaningful layers to each playfully juxtaposed scene. With exquisitely rendered mixed-media collages and timely, heart-pulling text, Caldecott Honor artist Morales traces the journey that she and her young son took when they immigrated from Mexico to the United States, and the succor that books and libraries offered as the two made their way in a new place. An affectionate and informative celebration of two magnificent species. Detailed illustrations invite close inspection, and the limited color palette and multipaneled spreads evoke a graphic novel style.
But beyond this, a rich and varied landscape of books for children and young adults is very much in evidence. In picture books, the Oi! Why such a renaissance? Fiona Noble. More of a trickle than a flood… nonetheless, as many of them stole the show, hopefully the industry will continue evolving in line with the world itself.
I could spend hours in bookstores and libraries, getting lost in the whimsical story lines and illustrations. Now that I am a mother of two young girls, I find particular joy in introducing them to my all-time favorite characters—Ferdinand, Ms.
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This interactive rhyming story with cartoon-like illustrations held the attention of our toddler testers. They pushed their tiny hands against moose antlers, elephant trunks, and lion paws to give the animals a high five, just as the story encouraged. But only if you have ALL day!
Amy Krouse Rosenthal may have left us, but her incredible and evocative stories continue. Pick up this book for the little readers in your house who may have trouble falling asleep and see if it makes bedtime a lot easier and a lot more fun. Chelsea Clinton inspired countless little activists with her 1 New York Times bestselling picture book, She Persisted. From Marie Curie to Malala Yousafzai, this companion book highlights 13 more remarkable women from around the world who followed their dreams. Celebrated author Jacqueline Woodson finds a way to reassure children that they are not alone in this poignant tale about how sharing our own personal experiences helps us to connect with others. In this companion to Penguin Problems , Edward the giraffe is very self-conscious about his super long neck. A lot of other animals, apparently.