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2012 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner: Tales for Very Picky Eaters

Tales for Very Picky Eaters Written and Illustrated by Josh Schneider Published by Clarion Books, 2011 ISBN # 978-0547149561 Grades K – 3 Book Review James is as picky an eater as they come, but his father is more than ready for the challenge. In his second book for beginning readers, Schneider presents a parent’s […]

Laughter as an Inference Tool: Teaching Ideas for Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Winner Fox+Chick and Other STories

Following in the literary footsteps of the famed friendships of Frog and Toad and Elephant and Piggie, a new pair of unlikely animal friends has entered the early reader scene. Author/illustrator Sergio Ruzzier has crafted two endearing characters in Fox and Chick that young readers will enjoy following through their humorous antics across three clever vignettes in this first book in this soon-to-be a series

2017 Geisel Winner: We Are Growing!

We Are Growing! (An Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book) 2017 Geisel Award Winner Written by Laurie Keller; Illustrated by Laurie Keller Published by Hyperion, 2016 ISBN 978-148472635-8   Book Review Bam! Whee! Zap! Beep! Honk! With each sound and exclamation, a different blade of grass grows. Amazed at each other’s sudden growth spurt, the […]

2016 Caldecott and Geisel Honor Winner: Waiting

Waiting2016 Caldecott Honor Winner2016 Geisel Honor WinnerWritten and illustrated by Kevin HenkesPublished by Greenwillow Books, 2015ISBN #978-0-06-236843-0 Grades PreK and up Book Review “There were five of them. And they were waiting…” So begins acclaimed author/illustrator Kevin Henkes’ multiple award-winning picturebook. Waiting tells the story of five toys on a windowsill who wait patiently for […]

2015 Geisel Winner: You Are (Not) Small

You are (Not) Small 2015 Geisel Award Winner Written by Anna Kang; Illustrated by Christopher Weyant Published by Two Lions, 2014 ISBN# 978-1477847725 Grades Pre-K – 3 Book Review German philosopher Friedrich Neitzsche famously wrote, “There are no facts, only interpretations,” while American film director Tim Burton stated, “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” […]

2013 Geisel Award Winner: The Watermelon Seed

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award Winner The Watermelon Seed Written and Illustrated by Greg Pizzoli Published by Hyperion in 2013 Grades PreK – 6 Book Review Drama, disaster, suspense, redemption, and relapse. The 2013 Theodore S. Geisel award winning title, The Watermelon Seed has it all. In his debut picture book, author/ illustrator Greg Pizzoli […]

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award: Up! Tall! And High!

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award Winner Up! Tall! And High! Written and Illustrated by Ethan Long Published in 2012 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons ISBN: 978-0-399-25611-0 Grades PreK – Six Book Review: A chapter book for the very youngest reader? A sturdy lift-the-flap book well suited for a toddler audience? A conceptual exploration of adjectives describing […]