LIBRARY HAUL 1/10/16
Picture books and graphic novels! Informally requested by @jaidub
- •Snail, Where Are You?--Tomi UngererAll pictures, each including swirly snail-shell details. One of my favorite illustrators.
- •We Dig Worms!--Kevin McCloskeyA new Toon Book about how cool and helpful worms are. All illustrations done on brown grocery bags.
- •Madame Martine Breaks the Rules--Sarah S. BrannenShe brings her cute dog to the Louvre!
- •The Bureau of Misplaced Dads--Eric Veille and Pauline MartinSilly and fun. Kids Can Press is releasing some amazing stuff!
- •Polar Bear Night--Lauren Thompson and Stephen SavageChosen from a bedtime book display. Wintery and cozy.
- •The Goodbye Book--Todd ParrWe read this before nap when we got home. Would be a great choice for kids (or anyone, frankly) dealing with the loss of a loved one.
- •Owl Babies--Martin Waddell and Patrick BensonClassic. Love the fine lines of the illustrations.
- •The Nonsense Show--Eric CarleAmusing and colorful with rhyming text.
- •Stone Soup--Jon J. MuthNot the first time we've checked this one out. The traditional tale told in Buddha story fashion (Muth did Zen Shorts and other books featuring Stillwater the panda). Three traveling monks teach a village that you become rich through sharing. Beautiful watercolor illustrations.
- •Brave Irene--William SteigA new Steig for us. Seasonal!
- •Shake, Rattle and Roll: The Founders of Rock and Roll--Holly George-Warren and Laura LevineBiographies of pioneers from Fats Domino to Wanda Jackson.
- •Ariol--Emmanuel Guibert and Marc BoutavantA few volumes from this graphic novel series translated from French. Ariol is a suburban blue donkey who wears glasses and has a crush on a cow in his class.
- •Pippi Fixes Everything--Astrid Lindgren and Ingrid Vang NymanSome weird translations in this comic collection, but we ❤️Pippi!
- •Wonderland--Tommy Kovac and Sonny LiewA graphic novel that tells the story of Mary Ann, the girl for whom the White Rabbit mistook Alice. My Alice-loving kid really likes this. Not the first time she has checked this out.