June 27, 2022

Case(wrap) of the Mondays

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June 25, 2022

Crushes of the Week: June 19-25, 2022

This week's crushes:
  1. The Boy and the Mountain by Mario Bellini and Marianna Coppo (Tundra Books, June 2022)
  2. Big Problems, Little Problems by Ben Feller and Mercè López (Tilbury House Publishers, May 2022)
  3. Famous Robberies by Soledad Romero and Julio Antonio Blasco (Little Gestalten, May 2022)
  4. Alaska Is for the Birds!: Fourteen Favorite Feathered Friends by Susan Ewing and Evon Zerbetz (Alaska Northwest Books, June 2022)
  5. The Queen in the Cave by Júlia Sardà (Candlewick Studio, May 2022)
  6. Brave Every Day by Trudy Ludwig and Patrice Barton (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, June 2022)
  7. One Boy Watching by Grant Snider (Chronicle Books, June 2022)
  8. Two Dogs by Ian Falconer (Michael Di Capua Books, June 2022)
       

June 22, 2022

HOT DOG

Hot Dog by Doug Salati reminds readers how important it is to take a step back every once in a while and recenter in order to service your own mental health.



June 20, 2022

Case(wrap) of the Mondays

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June 18, 2022

Crushes of the Week: June 12-18, 2022

This week's crushes:
  1. Where's My Cat? by Seymour Chwast (Minedition, June 2022)
  2. Rooftop Garden by Danna Smith, Pati Aguilera, and Holly Turton (Barefoot Books, April 2022)
  3. Pigeon & Cat by Edward Hemingway (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, June 2022)
  4. Days Like This by Oriane Smith and Alice Gravier (Milky Way Picture Books, June 2022)
  5. How to Make a Mountain: In Just 9 Simple Steps and Only 100 Million Years! by Amy Huntington and Nancy Lemon (Chronicle Books, May 2022)
  6. At the Pond by David Elliott and Amy Schimler-Safford (Candlewick Press, May 2022)
  
  

June 16, 2022

June 14, 2022

Annual LTPB Diversity Audit: June 2021 - May 2022

Two years ago, I started an annual diversity audit of Let's Talk Picture Books for representation of BIPOC creators and illustrators via the interviews and reviews on this site. Here are this year's results:


June 13, 2022

Case(wrap) of the Mondays

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June 11, 2022

Crushes of the Week: June 5-11, 2022

This week's crushes:
  1. Itzel and the Ocelot by Rachel Katstaller (Kids Can Press, June 2022)
  2. Sandoor Katz and the Tiny Wild by Jacqueline Briggs Martin, June Jo Lee, and Julie Wilson (Readers to Eaters, June 2022)
  3. Alex & Alex by Ziggy Hanaor and Ben Javens (Cicada Books, April 2022)
  4. Dreams of Near and Far by Martin Widmark and Emilia Dziubak (Floris Books, May 2022)
  5. Tell Me a Lion Story by Kara Kramer (Candlewick Press, May 2022)
  6. Poppy's House by Karla Courtney and Madeline Kloepper (Walker Books, June 2022)
  7. Mouse's Wood: A Year in Nature by Alice Melvin (Thames & Hudson, June 2022)
  8. Let's Look At... Opposites: Board Book by Marion Deuchars (Laurence King, June 2022)
       

June 6, 2022

Case(wrap) of the Mondays

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June 4, 2022

Crushes of the Week: May 29-June 4, 2022

This week's crushes:
  1. Wait and See by Helen Frost and Rick Lieder (Candlewick Press, May 2022)
  2. The Beach by Sol Undurraga and translated by Kit Maude (Tapioca Stories, May 2022)
  3. Luli and the Language of Tea by Andrea Wang and Hyewon Yum (Neal Porter Books, May 2022)
  4. The Language of Flowers by Dena Seiferling (Tundra Books, May 2022)
  5. Chinese Kite Festival by Richard Lo (Holiday House, December 2022)
  6. Most Perfect You by Jazmyn Simon and Tamisha Anthony (Random House Books for Young Readers, May 2022)
  7. The Mystery of the Monarchs: How Kids, Teachers, and Butterfly Fans Helped Fred and Norah Urquhart Track the Great Monarch Migration by Barb Rosenstock and Erika Meza (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, May 2022)
  8. Letters to Ammi by Aftab Yusuf Shaikh, Adrija Ghosh, Soumitra Ranade (Karadi Tales, May 2022)