Monthly Archives: July 2012

#22-Picture Book Review

This is a rhythmical book with a fun message. The story is about Juba hand-clapping games. They originated in Nigeria. The author cleverly adapts these chants into a quick-moving and engaging picture book. The illustrator also includes a whole new … Continue reading

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#21-Picture Book Review

A Ball for Daisy By Chris Raschka This is a super-cute picture book! The story unfolds through the illustrations alone, and the illustrations are very well done. It is a story about a dog and her ball. It takes quite … Continue reading

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#20-A Hilarious Picture Book by Mo Willems

This is a very cute and hilarious picture book about a Piggie and an elephant who are best friends. The story starts with the elephant sharing the long story about how he broke his trunk. The story has many sides … Continue reading

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#19-A Wonderful and Hilarious Picture by Award-Winning Author Mo Willems

This is a funny and cute picture book about a Piggie and an elephant. They are best friends. The Piggie is trying to sound like an elephant using her instrument. But the elephant recoils at every bit of sound that … Continue reading

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Meet Dominick Domingo, Author of “The Nameless Prince”

Welcome Dominick to my blog today! What a pleasure to get to know you more. 1. Tell us a few things about yourself. I’m an illustrator by trade who landed in animation. My first film was The Lion King, followed … Continue reading

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#18-An Important Picture Book about a Very Important Theme

This is an important and thought-provoking picture book for our busy cultural times. It is about how busy we usually are and how much we rely on our technology and hydro for our lives and pastime. We may think that … Continue reading

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Interview with Sands Hetherington

Welcome Sands to my blog today. It is such a pleasure to have you here. 1. Could you tell us a little about yourself? I’m an old man and live by a small lake in North Carolina with my Saint … Continue reading

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