MORE 'BEST-BOOKS-OF-2022' POSTS
We're making a slight deviation away from our regularly scheduled picture books today to bring you some truly and thoroughly disgusting titles. Celebrating titles unafraid of bodily functions, blood, and other seriously icky elements.
Books so nice they published them twice. Today we celebrate the picture books that saw the light of day again because there was something about them that just stood up to scrutiny.
We just have a slew of marvelous books out there that can't win Caldecotts because their creators are inconveniently not from around these here parts. Today, we salute them! Not Caldecotts but CaldeNOTTS.
You may not agree with all the choices here today, but I think it's fair to say that you're likely to find at least a couple books that cause kids to guffaw outright.
Today, I introduce to you the finest rhyming picture books of 2022. Each one a joy in scansion. Each one equipped to turn YOUR children into book lovers based on sheer rhyme alone. Don't believe me? Better check the books out for yourself then.
The holiday picture book fills a particular niche in our collections. With that in mind, please enjoy this plethora of holidays from all days of the year!
A new category! It's easy to praise picture books with complex ideas and wordplay. Today, we honor those books that do something much more difficult: Create wonderful literature for our youngest readers through simple texts.
Separating out the baby board books from the toddler/preschooler ones, we kick off the 31 Days, 31 Lists with one of our true favorites.
It's coming! Each year I make a list of my favorite children's books of the year. Not just a single list, though, but one for every day in December. I've done it for a number of years now, and 2022 is no exception.
Shuna’s JourneyBy Hayao MiyazakiTranslated by Alex Dudok de Wit$27.99ISBN: 9781250846525Ages 9-12On shelves now In the pantheon of Miyazaki fans you have to rate yourself on a kind of scale. There are, after all, folks out there that make veritable pilgrimages to places like the Ghibli Museum, Mitaka in suburban Tokyo or the café Kodama in […]