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10 to Note: Fall Preview 2016

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: Roger is Reading a Book by Koen Van Biesen

Roger is Reading a Book By Koen Van Biesen Eerdmans Books ISBN: 9780802854421 $16.00 Grades PreK-1 Out Now *Best New Book* Find it at: Schuler Books | Your Library When I finally get around to writing the blog post “You Might Be Reading A Foreign Picture Book If…” one of the things on that list […]

Top 20 Books of 2014: 20-16

Around this time of the year, John Schumacher and I get all reflective. While it would be cool if we shined brightly when you pointed a flashlight at us, I don’t mean that kind of reflective. I mean we looked back on the year in children’s literature. We reflected with a purpose: over the next […]

Review: Extraordinary Ernie & Marvelous Maud by Frances Watts

Extraordinary Ernie & Marvelous Maud By Frances Watts Illustrated by Judy Watson Eerdmans Books ISBN: 978082853639 $5.99 Grades 2-3 In Stores Quality low-level series don’t grow on trees. Well actually, Extraordinary Ernie and Marvelous Maud doesn’t either – it hails from the UK – but I think you get where I’m going here. Light fun […]