My Week in Books: Picture Books? Again?

2014-09-12 10.11.13I’ve gotten a little behind with all the events and such happening lately. My list of picture books got very long, and as a matter of fact, I surpassed my Goodreads goal of 200 books in 2014 just this week. I hope I haven’t inadvertently repeated myself anywhere – but here are (still more) picture books I’ve read over the past couple of weeks.

Flora and the Penguin, by Molly Idle

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As fun as Flora and the Flamingo, or maybe even more so. Love the expressions and gestures used by both Flora and the penguin.

Nana in the City, by Lauren Castillo

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Fantastic book about coping with fear, and being open minded. This one belongs in the IB list for sure.

Outfoxed, by Mike Twohy

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Who is being tricked now? Fun!

Alfie Runs Away,by Kenneth M. Cadow, ill. by Lauren Castillo

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Fun little book about independence, and family – and the wisdom of mothers. You can see I’ve been on a Lauren Castillo kick lately – when I couldn’t get Nana in the City from my library, I picked up everything they had.

Telephone, by Mac Barnett, ill. By Jen Corace

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Yes, we played this game in elementary school. The funny words are all right, but the wonderful artwork makes this book.

The Invisible Boy, by Trudy Ludwig, ill. by Patrice Barton

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Oh, this book. This is an important one. Read it. Read it with your children.

I hope you find some time this week to fall into a quiet moment and enjoy a picture book.

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About vst3in

I am a writer, avid reader, library techie, birder and runner. I make felt and teach others. I love colors and textures and birds and books. I'm working on a historical novel and reading lots of books for young people. I am running to get stronger, and I sail with my husband. This blog contains thoughts about all these things.
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One Response to My Week in Books: Picture Books? Again?

  1. edcastrotpt says:

    Reblogged this on Ed Castro's Blog and commented:
    Can’t wait to read some of these books with my kid.

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