Tag Archives: Picture Book

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen

Review of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen I’m sure you are familiar enough with the Disney version of The Little Mermaid, and at least suspect that the original story doesn’t match the screen version. This is certainly the

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone

Review of King of the Cats: A Ghost Story by Joseph Jacobs – Retold by Paul Galdone I find it hard to write much about this short children’s picture book. The cover flap has this to say. Overall, I felt this

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Review of The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf I celebrated the Freedom to Read for the 2013 ALA Banned Book Week by reading this selection. Yes, it is a short children’s picture book, but I was knee deep in

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll

I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll

Review of I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll I was killing some time in the bookstore today and was swayed by the title to pick-up this book. Yes, I happily admit, I enjoy looking at the new children’s picture

Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman

Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman

Review of Grandpa’s Third Drawer by Judy Tal Kopelman The original Hebrew edition of Grandpa’s Third Drawer won the Israeli Ze’ev Prize for Children’s Literature in 2003. This children’s picture book is marketed for 5-8 year-olds as a gentle way