Where Are You From? (HarperCollins) written by Yamille Saied Mendez and illustrated by Jaime Kim is featured on Book Riot’s list of 14 Children’s Books about Race and Racial Diversity. Book Riot says “Anyone who has been asked no, where are you really from, will appreciate this beautiful book. Get the book here
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver and Muhammad Ali: A Champion is Born both written by Gene Barretta and illustrated by Frank Morrison and The Youngest Marcher, written by Cynthia Levinson and illustrated by Vanessa Brantley Newton are featured in Book Riot’s list of 52 Incredible Picture Book Biographies of Black Beople Creating and Leading. See the complete list here
The Rescue Rabbits (Two Lions) written by Eric Seltzer and illustrated by Roland Garrigue is racking up some great reviews. Booklist calls the book Zany fun, with a solid emphasis on caring for others. Publishers Weekly calls it a gentle spoof of cartoons and blockbusters and says the story also offers an amusing tribute to competency-themed pretend play. The book comes out November 10, 2020. Read the full Publishers Weekly review here Pre-order the book here
Make Me A Robot, an interactive board book by Mark Rogalski will be published by Chronicle Books on November 10. This deliciously fun novelty book rewards readers with a satisfying payoff at the end- and you just might make a new friend in the process! Congratulations, Mark!
Off to See the Sea, author Nikki Grimes and illustrator Elizabeth Zunon‘s follow-up to Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, has received a starred review from Booklist, which says ““Children will delight…This ebullient account of a common childhood experience bursts with love and universal appeal.” Off to the Sea will be published January 12, 2021. Congratulations Liz!
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures (Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky) by Nikki Grimes and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon has been recognized by Publishers Weekly as one of the 20 best picture books of 2020. Congratulations Liz!