Category Archives for Picture Books

The Boy & the Book

from Charlesbridge Publishing, illustrated by Bob Kolar In this wordless story, a library book tries desperately to evade the destructive clutches of a little boy. What drives the Boy, however, is enthusiasm and love—not malice—and the Book eventually responds in kind, … Continue reading

12. February 2015 by David Michael Slater
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The Ring Bear

Illustrated by S.G. Brooks Westley and his mom are the perfect pair of pirates. That is, until she tells him she’s going to marry Stan. When she asks Westley to be the ring bearer at the wedding, he hears “Ring Bear.” … Continue reading

15. October 2014 by David Michael Slater
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Jock & Spock

From Houghton-Mifflin Harcourt, ilustrated by Debbie Tilley Jock and Spock, a pair of sock brothers, were never more than a foot apart. That is, until the day Jock was thrown into the wrong wash, bleached, and tossed out! This is … Continue reading

15. October 2014 by David Michael Slater
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Comin’ Through

From ABDO Books, illustrated by Veronica Rooney Jeremy knows all about what it’s like to be the new kid, and this time he’s ready to do whatever it takes to fit in. But sometimes you can be popular for the … Continue reading

14. October 2014 by David Michael Slater
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Seven Ate Nine

From ABDO Books, illustrated by Zachary Trover One was having a terrible day. She still couldn’t count to Nine, and the other numbers wouldn’t even let her try. But things took a turn for the worse when Seven ate Nine. … Continue reading

14. October 2014 by David Michael Slater
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