The Picture Book Buzz

July 5, 2019

I was so intrigued by this cover and the unsusual title, when I first saw it's announcement, I couldn't wait to read it.

It is a perfect book for the beginning (and all too soon ending) of summer and all the changes that these moments bring. Friends gone on vacation or moving away, ne...

December 30, 2017

When I first decided to write a PPBF post on this book, I didn't realize how often my life imitates art. Instead of getting right to it, I ended up imitating Tortoise. While not actually hibernating, I definitely withdrew and burrowed into decorating, cookie making, and spending some glor...

October 13, 2017

Change is a part of everyone's life. Whether that's growing up, going to school, moving, travel, or watching a grandparent age. It is inevitable. But it can be hard, confusing, and sad. Perhaps even scary, especially for a young child.

In this week's picture book, Rosie Pova, the auth...

January 27, 2017

Change is hard. And taking that next step, leaving the "nest," going to preschool, or kindergarten, is hard for many kids. Not that change is any easier for older kids or adults. I was excited to find a book that infuses laughter into coping with changes. 

NOPE! A Tale...

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