All the talk of Jacques Cousteau at GreatKidBooks has me reminiscing as well. Although I only have vague recollections of watching his specials as a tot, to me he was the Jeff Corwin of the ocean. You don't want to miss Manfish, the new book about his adventures.
So I was checking out some top 10 picture book lists on BookLights
when I came across this tidbit: Can you guess which funny man and picture book author/illustrator used to write for Sesame Street?
I'm with Christine at the BookBench
. Our recent record breaking heat wave had me ready to pull out every winter-themed book I could find, but she saved the day for me with a favorite Poppleton book.
Are you interested in winning a copy of Janet Halfmann's new Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea
? Then pop on over to ReadingRumpus
for numerous ways to enter the contest.
Newsflash! "Mir gives her son the week off to do some birthday bonding with her daughter over a great book." Now you know how much I enjoy KitchenTableReviews
. It's worth a peek to see which book was birthday worthy.
Alrighty folks. I'm off to find the latest on bunny picture books for next week's review. Have a super weekend and we'll see you then.