Tag: Picture Books

Book Birthday Bash: Caterpillar Summer

  Happy Book Birthday to CATERPILLAR SUMMER! This beautifully honest, emotionally resonant debut tells the story of a girl, her brother with special needs, and the summer they will never forget. Since her father’s death, Cat has taken care of her brother, Chicken, for their hardworking mother—but on an unexpected island trip to visit grandparents…
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Book Birthday Bash: Noah Noasaurus

  Happy Book Birthday to NOAH NOASAURUS! In this picture book, Noah Noasaurus is grumpy and he woke up feeling very No. No to brushing his teeth. No to eating breakfast. And definitely No to playing with his little brother. Things only get worse when Noah goes for a walk and relentlessly cheerful Toby Rex,…
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Book Birthday Bash: Dancing Through Fields of Color: The Story of Helen Frankenthaler

  Happy Book Birthday to DANCING THROUGH FIELDS OF COLOR: THE STORY OF HELEN FRANKENTHALER! In this picture book, they said only men could paint powerful pictures, but Helen Frankenthaler (1928-2011) splashed her way through the modern art world. Channeling deep emotion, Helen poured paint onto her canvas and danced with the colors to make…
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Book Birthday Bash: Let’s Have a Dog Party!

  Happy Book Birthday to LET’S HAVE A DOG PARTY! In this picture book, Kate and Frank are best friends. To celebrate Frank’s birthday, Kate throws him a party with all her favorite things: lots of friends, dancing in circles, loud singing, and sparkly confetti everywhere. But best friends don’t always have the same taste…
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Book Birthday Bash: Lola Shapes the Sky

  Happy Book Birthday to LOLA SHAPES THE SKY! In this picture book’s birthday, which means there’s a new playful, artistic cloud in the sky. Unfortunately, Thor wants Lola to focus on making weather. Lola wants to embrace being who she is, and that is definitely not a weather-maker. We’re so happy you’re at our…
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Book Birthday Bash: This Book Is Spineless

  Happy Book Birthday to THIS BOOK IS SPINELESS! THIS BOOK IS SPINELESS and afraid of the story on its pages. But today is its book birthday, so let’s celebrate and encourage the book to turn the page! We’re so happy you’re at our party for the picture book THIS BOOK IS SPINELESS. Join in…
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Book Birthday Bash: The Amazing Idea of You

  Happy Book Birthday to THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU! In this picture book, in every living thing is an idea. That idea can sprout, sing, wriggle, take wing . . . into something amazing! Exploring beginnings both small and great, THE AMAZING IDEA OF YOU bonds the human and natural worlds in a lyrical…
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Book Birthday Bash: Grow Grateful

  Happy Book Birthday to GROW GRATEFUL! In this picture book, Kiko goes on a camping trip with her class and learns about gratitude! Throughout the trip, Kiko discovers different things she appreciates about her family, friends, and opportunities. This story is based on the “theory of mind,” which is the ability to take perspective…
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Book Birthday Bash: Ready or Not, Woolbur Goes to School

  Happy Book Birthday to READY OR NOT, WOOLBUR GOES TO SCHOOL! In this funny empowering picture book, Woolbur’s eternal optimism faces off against the worries of going to school for the first time. Learning to write, paint, share, eat strange food and ride the bus are just a few things Woolbur finds fascinating about…
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