Publishers Weekly - The Universe and You
Relayed in the second-person perspective, this narrative nonfiction picture book by Slade directly addresses young readers, succinctly describing some of the universe’s workings. Light on supplemental facts, Slade focuses more on crafting a nature- and space-themed bedtime story, with… View →
Publishers Weekly - Isabel and Her Colores Go to School
In this bilingual picture book, Isabel, a tan-skinned Latinx child who loves coloring, feels prepared for the first day of school, except for one thing: “Isabel didn’t speak much inglés./ English sounded wrong, like/ stormy blues and blizzard whites. Isabel preferred the pinks/ and yellows… View →
School Library Journal - Catch a Kiss (Board Book)
“A sweet story, this will replace worn copies of the original and reach a new, younger audience.” View →
Kirkus Reviews - The Ghouls' Guide to Good Grammar
Monsters, witches, and zombies add importance to the grammar and spelling rules in this guide. Starting with end-of-sentence punctuation, the rules are straightforward, and the example is a soft punchline: A monster asks a group of trembling human children, “What’s shaking?” to demonstrate… View →
Kirkus Review - We Want Snow! A Wintry Chant
Monsters, witches, and zombies add importance to the grammar and spelling rules in this guide A trio of children describe the delights of winter…all they need is snow. A brown-skinned child with close-cropped black hair joins two tights-clad children in long coats, one with olive skin and… View →
Starred Kirkus Review - The Universe and You
While “you” sleep, the Earth spins and travels through space. After a wordless spread showing the Earth in deep space, the story cuts to a brown-skinned child with puffy hair in bed hugging a stuffed astronaut toy. The bedroom is decorated in a planetary theme, and a caregiver smiles over… View →
The Seattle Book Review - A Teacher Like You
“This book spoke to my heart because I have been a schoolteacher, bible class teacher and now I’m a parent and homeschool teacher. This just felt like a big hug reminding me that whether in the classroom or at home what I do is important. I think it’s a great message for kids too … Age… ”/reviews/840">View →
Kirkus Reviews - Where's My Cow?
A little cattle egret fears that he will lose his cow if he goes to the beach with the rest of his flock.
Every morning the other egrets leave their cows to fly down to the beach, but the protagonist prefers to stay perched on his cow’s shoulders. His cow’s been around a bit; she’s seen… View →
Kirkus Reviews - Bevan: A Well Loved Bear
Bevan, a stuffed toy bear, has belonged to many different children over the years.
Starting in a wealthy home around the turn of the 20th century, as one of many toys in a nursery belonging to three children, the bear changes homes many times. The nanny in his original home gives him to… View →
Kirkus Reviews - Rock and Vole
An intrepid vole sets out on an adventure (with a meticulously thought-out plan).
Vole, a squat little nugget with big, bright eyes and wisps of lashes, is very persnickety. She follows the same routine every day. She begins the morning with (precisely) 7 minutes of exercise. At snack… View →