Category Archives: Award Winning Picture Book Reviews

A Boy And A Jaguar – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: A Boy And A Jaguar Written by: Alan Rabinowitz Illustrated by: Catia Chien Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014 Themes/Topics: jaguars, conservation, stuttering, big cats Suitable for ages: 3-7 Awards: Schneider Family Book Award for Children (2015) Autobiographical Opening: I’m standing in … Continue reading

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Nana in the City – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Don’t you just love the serendipitous discovery that one of your favorite picture books of the previous year that you already have scheduled for this Friday’s Perfect Picture Books just happens to have won a well deserved Caldecott Honor Award … Continue reading

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The Lion and the Mouse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: THE LION AND THE MOUSE By Jerry Pinkney Published by Hatchette Book Group, 2009 Ages: 2-8 Themes: fable, kindness, unlikely paring Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2010 40 pages Opening Lines: Who Who Whooo  Synopsis: While the book does begin with an owl hooting, … Continue reading

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