Up to Seven, 2015 List
A new version of the Yiddish folk tale in exhilarating repetitive rhyme joyfully portrays the events in a life of a new immigrant to America. Lively, sharp illustrations enhance and extend the text for the careful reader.
Two boys and their dog dig with determination to find something amazing and, unexpectedly, something pretty spectacular happens. Digital and colored pencil illustrations provide subtle clues about the outcome of their project.
A small, polka dotted, cupcake-loving elephant finds an unexpected friend as he tries to navigate a big city. Stunning 1940’s style illustrations beautifully convey the perspective of a small child in this deceptively simple tale.
Very young readers will follow the simple, lively story about two little birds who hatch, feed, frolic, and eventually migrate south. Colorful, textured, collage illustrations make this book soar.
French Poodle and Bulldog pups learn what it means to be yourself even when there doesn’t seem to be anywhere you fit in just right.
Young bug enthusiasts will delight in poring over Wenzel’s detailed illustrations and finding the ladybug in every illustration. True devotees will delight in identifying all the bugs on the last two-page spread.
The letters of the alphabet are presented here in twenty-six very brief stories. Odd, silly and occasionally poignant, these letter tales are short in length, but long on creative absurdity: a memorable alphabet experience.