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10 to Note: Fall Preview 2016

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Here’s how these previews work: I look at all the books. I pick 10 that jump out to me. I share them with you. Here we go – this batch will all arrive in September, October, and November. Picture Books A Well-Mannered Young Wolf by Jean Leroy, illustrated by Matthieu Maudet October 3, 2016 | Eerdmans […]

Review: The Big Wet Balloon by Liniers

Big Wet Balloon

The Big Wet Balloon By Liniers TOON Books ISBN: 9781935179320 $12.95 Grades 1-2 In Stores September 10, 2013 Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library Not every sibling relationship is fraught with resentment. Scanning the children’s literature landscape, however, you might forget this is the case. Lately, at least, the reluctant brother or sister […]

Review: The Shark King by R. Kikuo Johnson

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The Shark King By R. Kikuo Johnson TOON Books (Candlewick Press) ISBN: 9781935179160 $12.95 Grades 1-3 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library I feel like the 21st century has not been kind to myths and legends. There’s so much “meta”-this and “fractured”-that going on that these classic stories either get lost […]

Nonfiction Monday: Zig and Wikki in The Cow by Nadja Spiegelman

Zig and Wikki in the Cow

Zig and Wikki in The Cow By Nadja Spiegelman Illustrated by Trade Loeffler TOON Books (Candlewick) ISBN: 9781935179153 $12.95 Grades 1-3 In Stores Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library If I were to stumble upon a time machine and bring Zig and Wikki in The Cow to the me of 10 years ago, […]