Independent American book sellers have listed their picks for the 2012 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. If you haven’t read them yet, click on the title for the review and decide where to start reading…
Picture books can be just as much for adults as children. The double entendre in the last line of It’s A Book started a controversy – but it bothered some adults more than the children. I just got a tip from an avid reader that a new book – that has the New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year imprimatur – is “going viral.” I Want My Hat Back is witty and fun.
When a bear loses his hat, he questions all his animal friends, but, of course, no one has seen it – not even when it’s in plain sight.
“I haven’t seen anything...” Sound familiar?
When he realizes he’s been had – the bear sees red – and gets his stolen hat back.
Get a copy and reread it out loud a few times with someone.