Last updated on April 9, 2021.
Jason Chin's illustrations combine with Andrea Wang's spare yet evocative language to create picture book magic. An impromptu roadside stop in an Ohio farm town to forage for watercress leads a young girl to greater understanding of her family's past and how it informs the present. Truly special. --Elese
A sweet and funny book with an adorable little frog -- Elese
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This book is simply stunning. Luyken (author/illustrator of The Book of Mistakes) is back with another sweet picture book with GORGEOUS illustrations! --Jen
An absolutely gorgeous and powerful picture book.
I was so happy to find out that this anecdote about Franz Kafka was actually true! The illustrations in this book are beautiful and warm, and it's such a charmingly sweet and kind story about storytelling and learning to make peace with letting things go. --Jen
An amusing tale of an artist whose paintings come to life, Agee doesn't disappoint with his new picture book. With witty jokes and a surprise ending, this is a fun read-aloud for both kids and adults. --Jen
A magnificent picture book biography of Zora Neale Hurston.