Arctic White Turns Two!

“When you live in the Arctic in winter, everything is a shade of white.”  Most of the U.S. is covered in white at the moment. Is this nature’s way of celebrating Arctic White’s Book Birthday? I’m gonna say YES! I can’t believe it has already been two years since Arctic White was illustrated by amazing…… Continue reading Arctic White Turns Two!

Kids’ Books About Books and Reading

Author Niel Gailman said it best, “A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.” It’s true, open a book and it can take you on a journey and give you hope, courage, empathy, compassion, friendship, giggles and so much more. In honor of children’s books and my love of reading, I’ve put…… Continue reading Kids’ Books About Books and Reading

Pablo in the Snow

Summary What is soft, fluffy, and white? Pablo’s wool, of course. But this little lamb soon discovers that there’s something else as well: SNOW! From making trails to sledding with friends, having snowball fights and crafting snowmen, there’s tons of fun to be had in the snow. But winter days grow dark very fast, and…… Continue reading Pablo in the Snow

Mother Goose’s Pajama Party Turns Two!

Star light, star bright, come to story time tonight. When this big beautiful baby was born I was so proud and excited to share it with the world. For the two years since, I’ve loved hearing how teachers, parents, grandparents and librarians have enjoyed reading it to their little ones. Here’s what a few of…… Continue reading Mother Goose’s Pajama Party Turns Two!

Finding Christmas (plus author interview)

I am pleased to have author Lezlie Evans as my guest today to discuss her new picture book, Finding Christmas, which releases TODAY (throws confetti) with a flurry of amazing editorial reviews.  Stay tuned after my review for a look into Lezlie’s writing life and details on creating this warm winter tale. Summary Squirrel, Mouse,…… Continue reading Finding Christmas (plus author interview)

Little Poems for Tiny Ears

Lin Oliver and Tomie dePaola have created a gem that children will treasure for years to come.  Plus, if you’re giving it as a gift, it practically wraps itself! Summary For babies and toddlers, each moment is full of wonder and discovery. This delightful collection of original poems celebrates the everyday things that enthrall little…… Continue reading Little Poems for Tiny Ears

7 Ate 9: The Untold Story

I’ve been hearing a lot about this book so I was excited when I got my hands on a copy and even more thrilled to review it here on Picture Book Playlist. There is no mystery here as to why kids and adults love this new hit! Summary 6 has a problem. Everyone knows that…… Continue reading 7 Ate 9: The Untold Story