Lovely Valentine’s Day Books

Lovely Valentine’s Day Books

Looking for Valentine's Day picture books to share with your littles (or enjoy yourself)? Look no further! Here are some of my favorites, old and new: THE DAY IT RAINED HEARTS by Felicia Bond is about a girl named Cornelia Augusta who discovers that it is raining...

Funniest Picture Books of 2023

Funniest Picture Books of 2023

Every week I post a humorous picture book on Instagram using the hashtag #funnybookfriday. After a lot of internal debate, here are the funniest 8 books released in 2023 and a little insight into the method of humor each author used for their book. Check these books...

The Best Picture Books for Earth Day

The Best Picture Books for Earth Day

The recent years have been INCREDIBLE for new EARTH DAY books! I am super excited to share some of my favorites with you! Many of these books are about TREES, so this list is also perfect for Arbor Day! Great books for Earth Day & Arbor Day THE MESS THAT WE MADE...

Picture Books with Knitting, Weaving & Crocheting

Picture Books with Knitting, Weaving & Crocheting

Do you enjoy any of the fiber arts? Crocheting, knitting or weaving? I have recently discovered a LOVE of crocheting. Especially when I am able to work on amigurumi (which is pretty much the same thing as crocheting, but you are working on 3D toys). This is one of my...

Alligator & Crocodile Picture Books

Alligator & Crocodile Picture Books

We recently watched the Motion Picture Musical adaptation of LYLE, LYLE, CROCODILE. I thought the music was so fun and felt it was a great picture book adaptation (which is rare, in my opinion). The Picture Book Swamplands After watching the show, I decided to read...

Halloween Picture Books

Halloween Picture Books

(Updated 2023) Halloween picture books are some of my FAVORITE books on the planet. And the following books are my FAVORITES of these FAVORITES. The BEST Halloween children's books. The MOST WONDERFUL... well, I think you get the idea. 🙂 ROOM ON THE BROOM by Julia...

Grandparent Picture Books

Grandparent Picture Books

Over the past year, many great picture books featuring grandmas and grandpas have been released. It has been a tender and heartwarming trend. There is nothing quite like a grandparent. Here are some of my VERY FAVORITE GRANDPARENT BOOKS. Old & new: SOMETHING ABOUT...

Boat Picture Books

Boat Picture Books

If you love adventures AND you love picture books. These books are the perfect blend. Here are some of my VERY FAVORITE BOAT BOOKS. Old and New. Get ready to set sail! OLD WOOD BOAT by Nikki McClure. Published by Candlewick A dilapidated boat gains a new life and...

Hat Picture Books

Hat Picture Books

*Updated 2024* From hats piled high by a peddler to hats stolen by a little fish, there is something inherently whimsical when hats are added to a story. Here are some WONDERFUL hat books and fun. BLUE HAT, GREEN HAT by Sandra Boynton A silly board book perfect for...

Unicorn Picture Books

Unicorn Picture Books

My youngest daughter has been OBSESSED with unicorns for the past FOUR YEARS. So I now consider myself a unicorn picture book expert. (Yes, that is a real thing.) Two years ago she asked for a unicorn-themed birthday. So I got online and purchased a unicorn costume...

Cookie Picture Books

Cookie Picture Books

*Updated 2024* Cookie Picture Book Recommendations w/Downloadable Library List, Paper Chef Hats and Recipe for Delicious Sugar Cookies and Frosting.