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Book cover A Bird is a Bird New Review
Lizzy Rockwell (2015) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


What makes a bird a bird? Well, of course the wings, but there are other attributes too, such as the beak or the feathers. In this book you will read about all kinds of interesting birds, what makes them special, and how they are different from other animals, such as the platypus or the snake. The birds vary in size from big ones to very small ones. The inviting illustrations give an up close and personal look at birds’ unique characteristics. Some of the birds illustrated include the brown creeper, a green heron, an Eastern screech owl and more. This book makes learning about birds fun.


Book cover 1 Cookie, 2 Chairs, 3 Pears: Numbers Everywhere New Review
Jane Brocket (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Preschool, Primary (k-3rd grade)
Category: Concept, Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Pictures of flowers, socks, buttons, shapes, yummy food, and so much more invite you and your child to count all the way up to twenty. Each page features beautiful, colorful photographs showing different ways to look at each number. Some of the pictures feature things that are all the same and others challenge the reader to figure out what is different in the picture. When you finish the book, look around, what can you count next?

Reviewed by: Amanda / University City Regional Library

Book cover A Trip Into Space New Review
Lori Haskins Houran (2014) , under 40 pages
Illustrated by Francisca Marquez
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Calling all future astronauts! This Non-fiction picture book takes you from blastoff to bedtime on the International Space Station. What will you take along? How will you eat? Bright, cheerful illustrations introduce readers to the daily activities of an astronaut, from observing Earth to going for a space walk. The text is simple enough for beginning readers, with more detailed information at the back to help answer questions from your littlest space explorers.

Reviewed by: Rene / ImaginOn

Book cover Cold, Crunchy, Colorful: Using Our Senses New Review
Jane Brocket (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Concept, Non-Fiction, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Do you know what your five senses are? Do you know how to use them? This book of big, beautiful photographs captures everyday objects. Page after page of pictures are so vivid and vibrant that you will practically be able to feel the prick of the cactus needle and taste the tang of the lemon. The vocabulary of the senses provides the narration with words like bitter, sweet, shiny, and soft. Romp through this sensory delight as you explore your senses.

Reviewed by: Larisa / Morrison Regional Library
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Book cover Goodnight Songs New Review
Margaret Wise Brown (2014) , under 40 pages
Audience: Toddlers, Preschool
Category: Non-Fiction, Poetry, Read Aloud
(This book has outstanding illustrations)


Imagine finding an unpublished collection of Margaret Wise Brown’s song lyrics and poetry in an old trunk! Some of the works that were discovered have been made into this compilation of twelve lullaby-like poems. The book contains a compact disc with a relaxing version of every poem performed as a song. Accompanying each poem is a visually stunning two-page illustration done by a select group of award winning picture book artists. The combination of the soothing, catchy rhymes and the muted colors of the illustrations makes this a perfect book for enjoying and snuggling together at bedtime.

Reviewed by: Linda / Mountain Island Library
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