It’s Hard to be Five

It’s Hard to Be Five
By Jamie Lee Curtis
Ages 3-6

 

Summary:
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”

The Day the Crayons Quit

The Day the Crayons Quit
By Drew Dewalt
Ages 3-7

 

 

Summary:
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Blue crayon needs a break from coloring all those bodies of water. Black crayon wants to be used for more than just outlining. And Orange and Yellow are no longer speaking—each believes he is the true color of the sun. Continue reading “The Day the Crayons Quit”

All My Friends Are Dead

All My Friends Are Dead
By Avery Monsen
Ages 10+

 

 

Summary:
From the sock whose only friends have gone missing to the houseplant whose friends are being slowly killed by irresponsible plant owners (like you), All My Friends Are Dead presents hilariously entertaining stories about life and existential predicaments. The simple yet effective imagery, the personification of inanimate objects, and short, hilarious quips Continue reading “All My Friends Are Dead”