There is NO doubt that today's book is loved deeply by Kindergarten teachers, but would you call it a picture book classic worthy of keeping on shelves for decades to come? I really didn't know how Kate would react to this one when I handed it to her. Would she be charmed? Be appalled? As ever, Kate surprises me. She's good at that.
#95 The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn (2007) 21 points Sometimes also known as The Book We Cannot Keep In Stock. How funny that this should be paired right next to Ira Sleeps Over on the list. Apparently the mid-90s constitute the anxiety block on our poll’s list. While Ira feared aspects of sleeping over, […]