Vasily and the Dragon is a based on a Russian folk tale. Told and illustrated by Simon Stern, the tale recounts what happens when a rich man refuses hospitality to St. Nicholas and God, who are disguised as beggars.
Chicken Sunday: A Review
One of my very favorite books. A much more complex story than you expect in an Easter picture book. #diversebooks #picturebook #easter
Blackout: A Review
In Blackout, Mom, Dad, and Big Sister are all too busy to play. Until the power goes out. The book features a mixed-race family. #picturebook #diversebooks #readyourworld
The Bat Boy and His Violin: A Review
The Bat Boy and His Violin is a tribute to the Negro Leagues and a timeless story of the love between an athletic father and his musical son.
The Dance of the Eggshells: A Review
A sweet bilingual book about Easter traditions being handed down from grandparents to their grandchildren. #easter #traditions #cascarones #diversebooks
Will the new priest make it to King Island before the winter weather makes it impossible for him to come? The story, told by Jean Rogers, is based on a true story from the life of illustrator and artist Rie Munoz.
Rechenka's Eggs: A Review
Patricia Polacco created a fairy tale for Easter, about an old woman near Moscow who paints pysanky eggs and sees miracles all around her. #picturebook #pysanky #easter #pascha