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The Egg Tree, by Katherine Milhous: Easter Picture Books

Title: The Egg Tree Author: Katherine Milhous Age Category: 3 to 5 years + Genre: Easter picture books Easter is coming, and so I’ve been planning to review some Easter picture books.  However, when I started looking around online and in the library for good titles, it seemed there really weren’t that many.  Either I […]


The Lion and the Mouse, Caldecott Medal Winner

Title: The Lion & the Mouse Author: Jerry Pinkney Age Category: 3 to 5 years + Genre: Picture Books The Lion and the Mouse Book Jerry Pinkney’s 2010 Caldecott Medal-winning picture book, The Lion & the Mouse, is a retelling—or, rather a re-showing—of Aesop’s traditional fable by the same name. As the story is traditionally […]


The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick

Title: The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author: Brian Selznick Age Category: 9 to 12 years + Genre:  Picture Book The Invention of Hugo Cabret: Summary Brian Selznick’s 2008 Caldecott Medal winning book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, introduces Hugo Cabret, an orphan boy who secretly maintains the clocks at a Paris railway station. Hugo’s father—once […]