Two picture books about small things — that have a big impact

small things mended

Picture books are mostly meant for small people. So, perhaps, it’s not surprising that there are lots of picture books about small people and small things. I even have one of my own — NOT SO SMALL with Paola Escobar (HarperCollins, 2022). But, today, I want to share two new …

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Four gorgeous garden picture books

I like picture books about gardens. Which is kind of funny, because I don’t have a garden and never will. I manage to keep one houseplant alive, and that’s about the extent of my gardening abilities. But hypothetical gardens in picture books are a wonderful thing. And, I love all …

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A perfect picture book pairing handles an age-old question

Andrea Wang was thinking about perfect picture book pairings recently. And, great minds must think alike, because I was doing the same thing. For people who adore picture books, that’s common, I think. We read a book, love it, and then our minds say, “Oooo! That would go really well …

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