Green Hat, Blue Hat
By Sandra Boynton
Three earnest animals and one misguided turkey learn colors and clothes. Summary from:
I confess–I’m not a Boynton fan. But I was doing a Zoom screening with a 2 ½ year old recently, and he was cracking up repeatedly while reading this book. I mean BIG belly laughs. His Mom said he just loves this book. So, thanks, Jackson B! Hope others enjoy it too!
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The Dogist Puppies
By Elias Weiss Friedman
Marni’s summary and commentary:
When I was growing up, we had a coffee table book that was all photographs of cats. When we were very lucky, my mom would pull it out and sit with me and my sister as we went through page by page. No story, just tons of gorgeous, cute and sweet cats. I’ll always remember the cozy feeling of sitting with my mom and sister as we looked at the photos. Continue reading “The Dogist Puppies”
Stef Soto, Taco Queen
By Jennifer Torres
Estefania “Stef” Soto is itching to shake off the onion-and-cilantro embrace of Tia Perla, her family’s taco truck. She wants nothing more than for Papi to get a normal job and for Tia Perla to be a distant memory. Then maybe everyone at school will stop seeing her as the Taco Queen.
But when her family’s livelihood is threatened, Continue reading “Stef Soto Taco Queen”
It’s Hard to Be Five
By Jamie Lee Curtis
Learning not to hit? Having to wait your turn? Sitting still? It’s hard to be five!
But Jamie Lee Curtis’s encouraging text and Laura Cornell’s playful illustrations make the struggles of self-control a little bit easier and a lot more fun. Kids will laugh in recognition of Continue reading “It’s Hard to be Five”
A Little Book of Sloth
By Lucy Cooke
Marni’s summary and comments:
Learn about a sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica through photographs. Meet Buttercup, who started it all. See two and three toed sloths. They hang from trees, they cuddle and grin, and just try to not smile at the sloth in a onesie. Continue reading “A Little Book of Sloth”
Do Not Open This Book Again
By Andy Lee
Oh! You opened the book. I assume that was an accident? No problem, accidents happen. I’m not even angry. Just please don’t turn the page! Monster will do anything for you to not open this book, but what will happen
If you do? Continue reading “Do Not Open This Book Again”