Category Archives: Picture Book

The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart, Illustrations by Sydney Snith (64)

This is another great picture book for kids.  The illustrations tell most of the story.  But the few words that are part of the picture book are etched as if on the hearts of the monk and white cat. The … Continue reading

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Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen Hatanaka (64)

This is another wonderful picture book that is as colourful as it is inspiring.  I am SO glad that I picked up this book from my local library.  What a great read! Tokyo lives in a small house between giant … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Flowers By Jon Arno Lawson and Sydney Smith (63)

This is a picture book like no other than I have ever read. And readers of my blog know that I read and review a LOT of picture books for kids. This picture book is unique in that the story … Continue reading

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Where Oliver Fits by Cale Atkinson (52)

This is a unique picture book about fitting into a community and a place. The book is illustrated by pieces of puzzle on each spread of two pages. It is unique and poignant. Oliver is a little puzzle piece who … Continue reading

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Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love by Lori Haskins Houran (50)

This is a picture book for kids about unconditional love.  What an important topic! And it is important that we teach our kids how to be unconditionally loving from as early an age as possible. The author teaches an important … Continue reading

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Wild Berries by Julie Flett (15)

This is a wonderfully whimsical picture book for kids that will attract both the younger child and the older as well. Who doesn’t love blueberries?  Most of us love the taste of them and we love to hold them. But … Continue reading

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Where Will I live? By Rosemary McCarney (229)

Every child and adult needs a home. Children need somewhere safe where they can be happy, eat their meals with their family, play with their toys, and go to sleep at night without being afraid that their parents or friends … Continue reading

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