Tag: templar books

Winter officially arrives tomorrow, and though, here in the Northeast, the thermostat doesn’t quite reflect the shift in seasons, there are plenty of books that will fill in nicely. Snow, by Sam Usher; Templar Books, $16.99, 40 pages, ages 2-5. Who doesn’t love a snow day? In Sam Usher’s charming picture book, a young boy

Continue reading

Seeing Spots – Thursday quickpicks We found three picture books full of circles, spots and dots that will have readers seeing stars! Spectacular Spots, by Susan Stockdale; Peachtree Publishers, $15.95, 32 pages, ages 1-5. Gliding snails, snakes and slugs all have spots, and in this charming follow-up to Susan Stockdale’s Stripes of All Types readers

Continue reading

Jungle Fever

 A major fall trend in children’s picture books appears to be inspired by (mostly) wild animals .  Below are the leaders of the pack. Be sure to check out the accompanying image posts for great interior pictures!  The Pet Project Copyright © 2013 by Lisa Wheeler, illustrated by Zachariah Ohora. Reprinted by permission of Atheneum Books,

Continue reading