Reviews

Cover: Lulu & Rocky in Rocky Mountain National Park

Manhattan Book Review - Lulu & Rocky in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky receives a note from his Aunt Fancy. She invites him to meet his cousin Lulu, their friend Pufferson, and their guide, Henry, at the Stanley Hotel (which just might be haunted!) in Estes Park, Colorado. They will be exploring Rocky Mountain National Park. Rocky packs his things and,… View →

 
Cover: Saguaro's Gifts

San Francisco Book Review - Saguaro's Gifts

It’s Saguaro’s one-hundredth birthday, and all those who’ve benefited from its presence in the dry hills where survival is an eternal challenge come to celebrate and pay gratitude to this resilient friend of theirs. The owl swoops down to find his resting place among its sharp spines, and… View →

 
Cover: We Want Snow: A Wintry Chant

Booklist Reviews - We Want Snow! A Wintry Chant

On a chilly day, three children and a dog romp through a city park, calling for snow in a loud, rhythmic chant with this occasional refrain: “Snow! Snow! We want snow! / Up to our ankles. Up to our shins / Up to our knees / Up to our chins!” The kids long for sledding, snow forts, and hot… View →

 
Cover: Jack Horner, Dinosaur Hunter!

School Library Connection - Jack Horner, Dinosaur Hunter!

This picture book biography of world-renowned paleontologist Jack Horner brings not only details Horner’s passion to discover and study dinosaurs, but also encourages children to persevere when they face challenges. Readers may know the scientist from his work on the Jurassic Park movies,… View →

 
Cover: Isabel and Her Colores Go to School

School Library Connection - Isabel and Her Colores Go to School

This endearing first day of school story will be enjoyed by primary teachers, ESL teachers, and school librarians. Isabel loves to color. She even visualizes Spanish and English in different colors as they are spoken. Isabel is afraid to go to school because the colors of Spanish and… View →

 
Cover: Little Dandelion Seeds the World

Audubon Magazine - Little Dandelion Seeds the World

How far can a flower’s seeds travel? Everywhere, according to this delightful storybook about dandelions. A seed blown by a little girl travels to Africa, drifting from one continent to another in this tale of breezes, birds, and mammals that help transport seeds. The dandelion flutters,… View →

 
Cover: The Ghouls' Guide to Good Grammar

Feathered Quill Book Reviews - The Ghouls' Guide to Good Grammar

Kimmelman and Sullivan have created a unique book in The Ghouls’ Guide to Good Grammar. With its adorable monster characters and ghoulish theme, Kimmelman’s story is sure to please any young reader, while parents and teachers alike will appreciate its informative and helpful nature. View →

 
Cover: A Friend Like You

Bicultural Mama - A Friend Like You

Beautiful illustrations feature children with diverse backgrounds whether it be race, culture, disability, or religion. Children will not only see themselves in this book but also kids in their classrooms, communities, and larger global landscape. Parents, educators, and librarians will… View →

 
Cover: Just Be Claus

Kirkus Reviews - Just Be Clause

“Little Clausie has always been different—but that turns out to be a good thing for everyone in town. When young Clausie is born, he doesn’t look like the other babies, and he doesn’t cry. By age 6, Clausie is even more unusual. He wears the same red outfit day after day. His laugh is… View →

 
Cover: Jack Horner, Dinosaur Hunter!

School Library Journal - Jack Horner, Dinosaur Hunter!

“A fossil collector from childhood, Jack Horner overcame profound dyslexia to become a renowned paleontologist, serve as consultant on Jurassic Park (and even inspire the character Alan Grant), and discover the first clutch of fossilized dinosaur eggs in North America. With a recurrent… View →