Monthly Archives: March 2014

Alphabet Room

I do love a good alphabet book. Sara Pinto’s Alphabet Room seems standard at first look. Yes, A is for apples and under the flap the apples are rolling on the floor. B is for bowls; under the flap there are the … Continue reading

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Consider Love

Although it’s red and covered in hearts, Sandra Boynton‘s Consider Love should not be relegated to Valentine’s Day. “Consider love. Look here and there. Consider love. It’s everywhere. Consider love. Observe a while. It comes in every shape and style.” Indeed. It … Continue reading

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The Hole

The Hole begins and ends with a secret:  the reader knows there is a hole in the wall but the  lead character does not. He moves into an apartment and finds the things he needs to make a meal and settles … Continue reading

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The Little Mermaid

Robert Sabuda‘s The Little Mermaid is a beautifully illustrated pop-up book based on the original Hans Christian Anderson tale. Poor Little Mermaid sells her voice for a chance to gain the love of a prince that never sees her for who she … Continue reading

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