The Tiny King by Taro Miura Picture Book Review

The Tiny King by Taro Miura Picture Book Review

Tauro Miura’s The Tiny King is a picture book from Japan that was just published in the US last year. The illustrations caught my eye at the library, so we checked it out, and the girls have been reading it at least once a day. Stella is especially attached to it.

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I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Picture Book Review

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen Picture Book Review

I came across I Want My Hat Back on Pinterest and thought it sounded really cute, so we checked it out from the library this week, and the librarian told me her family loves this book – good reviews all around! So, I’m happy to say that we really enjoyed this book as well!

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Why Worry? by Eric Kimmel Picture Book Review

Eric Kimmel’s Why Worry? was one of David’s favorite picture books as a child. I had never heard of it until Liam was born, and his parents gave us David’s copy to read to our kids. It has become a favorite with our kids. Why Worry? appears to be out of print now, but there are some used copies on Amazon.

Picture Book Review of Why Worry by Eric Kimmel

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The Sun’s Asleep Behind The Hill by Mirra Ginsburg Picture Book Review

Mirra Ginsburg’s The Sun’s Asleep Behind the Hill is a favorite from my childhood – probably my very favorite bedtime story! I am sorry to say that it is out of print, but I have found used copies on Amazon.

The Sun's Asleep Behind The Hill by Mirra Ginsburg Picture Book Review by What My Kids Read

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Stone Soup by Marcia Brown Picture Book Review

Stone Soup by Marcia Brown Picture Book Review by What My Kids Read

Marcia Brown’s version of Stone Soup is the one I grew up reading. Because Stone Soup is a folk tale, there are many versions in book form, but this 1947 Caldecott winner captures the feel of a European peasant folk tale. Maybe if Patricia Pollacco had illustrated a version of this story, I might have liked that one more, but, to me, this one is the best! [Read more…]