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Review: Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen and Heidi E.Y. Stemple

Not All Princesses Dress in Pink by Jane Yolen & Heidi E. Y. Stemple. Illustrated by Anne-Sophia Lanquetin. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Picture book Face Value: This cover is amazing. The girls are … Continue reading

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Review: Bink and Gollie: Two for One by Kate DiCamillo & Alison McGhee, Illustrated by Tony Fucile

Bink & Gollie: Two for One by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee. Illustrated by Tony Fucile. Candlewick Press, 2012. Currently available. Genre: Picture book/easy reader. Face Value: Stunning. The eager faces! The mysterious crystal ball and hands creeping from the foreground! … Continue reading

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Review: Princess Pigsty by Cornelia Funke & Illustrated by Kerstin Meyer

Princess Pigsty by Cornelia Funke. Illustrated by Kerstin Meyer. Translated by Chantal Wright. Scholastic, 2007. Currently available. Genre: Picture book Face Value: Very appealing. I love Kerstin Meyer’s charming illustrations, and the image on the cover is captivating – a … Continue reading

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Review: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett & Illustrated by Jon Klassen

Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett. Illustrated by Jon Klassen. Balzer + Bray, 2012. Currently available. Genre: Picture book Face Value: To die for. Jon Klassen’s illustrations throughout the book are worthy of framing, but the cover is especially dynamic. I love … Continue reading

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Review: My Name Is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry

My Name Is Not Isabella by Jennifer Fosberry. Pictures by Mike Litwin. Jabberwocky, 2010. Currently available. Face Value: I wouldn’t have picked up this book if it didn’t have such an intriguing cover. It caught my eye from its perch on … Continue reading

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Review: Imogene’s Last Stand by Candace Fleming & Nancy Carpenter

Imogene’s Last Stand by Candace Fleming, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter Schwartz & Wade Books, 2009 (Currently Available) Genre: Picture Book Face Value: Picture books tend to have good covers, since, well, obviously the pictures are a little more essential to … Continue reading

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Review: Flora’s Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall, illustrated by Matt Phelan

Flora’s Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall. Illustrated by Matt Phelan. Clarion Books, 2010. Currently available. Genre: Picture book Face Value: Captivating! Phelan’s gorgeous artwork is so graceful and animated. There is a terrific sense of movement in this cover … Continue reading

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