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Betsy Snyder’s I Can Dream Appears on Best Board Books of 2018 List

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Betsy Snyder‘s charming I Can Dream interactive board book appears on The Children’s Book Review’s Best Board Books of 2018 List. This book offers kids the chance to help a firefighter, astronaut, artist and more to achieve their dreams.

You can view the full list and grab your own copy of I Can Dream here.

The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel

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Elise Gravel’s The Mushroom Fan Club Appears on SLJ Oddest Books List 2018

16 Jan 2019

Each year, Elizabeth Bird of Fuse8, a School Library Journal blog, puts together 31 Lists of Children’s books from the year that fit into different categories. Elise Gravel‘s The Mushroom Fan Club has made it onto the Oddest Children’s Books of 2018 list. Bird clarifies that “odd” is not a bad thing at all, but rather outside the norm and daring.

You can read the full list of odd children’s books here.

Elise Gravel’s The Mushroom Fan Club Appears on SLJ Oddest Books List 2018

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Each year, Elizabeth Bird of Fuse8, a School Library Journal blog, puts together 31 Lists of Children’s books from the year that fit into different categories. Elise Gravel‘s The Mushroom Fan Club has made it onto the Oddest Children’s Books of 2018 list. Bird clarifies that “odd” is not a bad thing at all, but rather outside the norm and daring.

You can read the full list of odd children’s books here.

HOUSE by Michael Slack

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Michael Slack’s HOUSE Praised in New York Times!

09 Jan 2019

Since its publication in September of 2018, Michael Slack’s innovative board book, HOUSE, has been garnering praise for its unique, versatile packaging and trendy, minimalist art style. The blog Fab Book Reviews included the title on their Board Book Look post, praising its “clean, simple text and vibrant artwork.” It was included in Better Homes & Gardens magazine on a gift list for “Kids & the Young at Heart.” Most recently, praise for HOUSE can be found in the New York Times, in an article titled “Board Books That Let Toddlers Join the Action.” Here, the reviewer admires the “groovy 1960s look of the cover” and remarks that ” it’s the ideal kind of kid-design, smartly conceived to appeal to and engage little readers.”

You can buy your copy of this neat book set here.

Michael Slack’s HOUSE Praised in New York Times!

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Since its publication in September of 2018, Michael Slack‘s innovative board book, HOUSE, has been garnering praise for its unique, versatile packaging and trendy, minimalist art style. The blog Fab Book Reviews included the title on their Board Book Look post, praising its “clean, simple text and vibrant artwork.” It was included in Better Homes & Gardens magazine on a gift list for “Kids & the Young at Heart.” Most recently, praise for HOUSE can be found in the New York Times, in an article titled “Board Books That Let Toddlers Join the Action.” Here, the reviewer admires the “groovy 1960s look of the cover” and remarks that ” it’s the ideal kind of kid-design, smartly conceived to appeal to and engage little readers.”

You can buy your copy of this neat book set here.

Jamie Kim On Society of Illustrators’ Annual Exhibitors List

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Congratulations to Jaime Kim, whose personal work has been accepted into the Society of Illustrators’ Annual Exhibition 61! The list showcases exemplary artwork from illustrators around the world, chosen from thousands of entries considered by a jury of professionals, which include renowned illustrators, art directors and designers. You can view the full list of the SOI 61 Exhibit here.

Isle of You by David LaRochelle, Illust. by Jaime Kim

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Isle of You Illust. by Jaime Kim Receives Great Review from Publishers Weekly

December 18, 2018

Recently released from Candlewick, Isle of You by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Jaime Kim, is a visually stunning story that aims to boost self-esteem in kids. This uplifting story is described in Publishers Weekly as “the picture book equivalent of a guided visualization,” and a “calming sojourn.” Also remarked upon is the incredible world that Kim has created, a “fantasyland bathed in light that gradually shifts from soft yellows and pinks to deep blues and purples.”

You can read the full review here and buy your copy of the book here.

Isle of You Illust. by Jaime Kim Receives Great Review from Publishers Weekly

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Recently released from Candlewick, Isle of You by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Jaime Kim, is a visually stunning story that aims to boost self-esteem in kids. This uplifting story is described in Publishers Weekly as “the picture book equivalent of a guided visualization,” and a “calming sojourn.” Also remarked upon is the incredible world that Kim has created, a “fantasyland bathed in light that gradually shifts from soft yellows and pinks to deep blues and purples.”

You can read the full review here and buy your copy of the book here.

Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep by Eric Barclay

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Eric Barclay’s Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep Receives Sweet Review from Publishers Weekly

December 18, 2018

Ahead of its release, Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep by Eric Barclay has received a great review from Publishers Weekly. The review remarks upon the “lovable” sheepdog character, and mentions the “giggle-inducing word choices” and “sweet friendship” that is portrayed. This charming story about a blossoming, unlikely animal friendship is a highly anticipated title, which will be available February 12, 2019.

You can read the full review here, and pre-order your copy of Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep here.

Eric Barclay’s Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep Receives Sweet Review from Publishers Weekly

by Claire Easton in Represents Comments: 0

Ahead of its release, Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep by Eric Barclay has received a great review from Publishers Weekly. The review remarks upon the “lovable” sheepdog character, and mentions the “giggle-inducing word choices” and “sweet friendship” that is portrayed. This charming story about a blossoming, unlikely animal friendship is a highly anticipated title, which will be available February 12, 2019.

You can read the full review here, and pre-order your copy of Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep here.