Picture Books

The best way to find a book review is to use the SEARCH tool in the right hand column. Here's a list of some of the books reviewed on Sally's Bookshelf. If you're looking for more reviews on children's science- technology- engineering- math (STEM) books, check my bimonthly "Alexander's Library" column in Ithaca Child and book reviews over at Archimedes Notebook.  

A Single Pebble by Bonnie Christensen
About Habitats: Oceans by Cathryn Sill
About Penguins by Cathryn Sill
Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
All the Way to Havana, by Margarita Engle
Alone Together by Suzanne Bloom
An Outlaw Thanksgiving by Emily McCully
And the Robot Went... by Michelle Robinson
And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell
 Animal Groups by Jill Esbaum
Animal Helpers: Sanctuaries by Jennifer Keats Curtis
Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a life in nature by Cindy Jenson-Elliott
Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? by Julie Middleton
Bear Can Dance! by Suzanne Bloom
The Bear who Wasn't There by LeUyen Pham
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's by Julie Sternberg
Bedtime is Canceled by Cece Meng
Ben Franklin's Big Splash ~ the mostly true story of his first invention by Barb Rosenstock
Beneath the Sun by Melissa Stewart
Best Foot Forward: Exploring Feet, Flippers, and Claws by Ingo Arndt
Big Cat by Ethan Long
Big Pigs by Leslie Helakoski
Big Snow by Jonathan Bean
Big Tractor by Nathan Clement
A Bird is a Bird by Lizzy Rockwell
Bird Talk by Lita Judge
Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman
The Book Boat's In by Cynthia Cotten
The Bot that Scott Built by Kim Norman
Bring on the Birds by Susan Stockdale
Bug on a Bike by Chris Monroe
The Bus for Us by Suzanne Bloom
But! by Tim Hamilton
Can I Come Too? by Brian Patten
Carmine: A Little More Red, by Melissa Sweet
Carrot & Pea by Morag Hood
Castaway Cats by Lisa Wheeler 
Catty Jane Who Loved to Dance by Valeri Gorbachev
Chik Chak Shabbat by Mara Rockliff
Churchill's Tale of Tails by Anca Sandu
Clatter Bash! by Richard Keep
Click! by Jeffrey Ebbler
Clink manufactured by Kelly Dipucchio
Cool Melons - Turn To Frogs! The Life And Poems Of Issa  by Matthew Gollub
Counting Crows by Kathi Appelt
Cricket Song by Anne Hunter
Crinkle, Crackle, CRACK: It's Spring by Marion Dane Bauer
Crow Made a Friend by Margaret Peot
The Cuckoo's Haiku and other Birding Poems by Michael J. Rosen
The Dandelion Seed's Big Dream by Joseph Anthony
 Dare the Wind by Tracey Fern
Dear Santasaurus by Stacy McAnulty
Delia's Dull Day - an incredibly boring story by Andy Myer
Demolition by Sally Sutton
Desert Baths by Darcy Pattison
Dig In! by Cindy Jenson-Elliott
Dinosaurs in Disguise by Stephen Krensky
Doggone Feet! by Leslie Helakoski
Dojo Daytrip by Chris Tougas
Don’t Squish the Sasquatch! by Kent Redeker
Dorothea's Eyes by Barb Rosenstock
Drew the Screw by Mattia Cerato
Druthers by Matt Phelan
Dusk by Uri Shulevitz
East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole 
 Eat Like a Bear by April Pulley Sayre
EIEIO: How Old MacDonald Got His Farm by Judy Sierra 
Eight Dolphins of Katrina: A True Tale of Survival by Janet Wyman Coleman 
Elan, Son of Two Peoples by Heidi Smith Hyde 
Eliza and the Dragonfly  by Susie C. Rinehart
Even an Octopus Needs a Home by Irene Kelly
The Eye of the Whale: A Rescue Story by Jennifer O’Connell 
The Extraordinary Mr. Qwerty by Karla Strambini
Family Pack by Sandra Markle
Farmer Kobi's Hanukkah Match by Karen Rostoker-Gruber
Fearless Flyer: Ruth Law and her flying machine  by Heather Lang
Feeding Friendsies by Suzanne Bloom 
First Peas to the Table by Susan Grigsby
Fish for Jimmy by Katie Yamasaki
Forest Has a Song by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
The Fort That Jack Built by Boni Ashburn
Fox Forgets by Suzanne Bloom
Fresh Delicious: Poems from the Farmer's Market by Irene Latham
A Friend for Mole by Nancy Armo
Gemina, The Crooked-Neck Giraffe by Karen B. Winnick
Glamorous Garbage by Barbara Johansen Newman
Glamorous Glasses by Barbara Johansen Newman
 Goldie Takes a Stand by Barbara Krasne
Good Night, Bat! Good Morning, Squirrel! by Paul Meisel
Grace by Kate Parkinson
The Great Big Green by Peggy Gifford
Green Bean! Green Bean! by Patricia Thomas
 Hanukkah in Alaska by Barbara Brown
Hedgehugs and the Hattiepillar by Steve Wilson and Lucy Tapper
Henny by Elizabeth Rose Stanton
Here is the World by Leslea Newman
Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari
Hello, My Name is Ruby by Philip C. Stead
Hide-and-Seek Science: Animal Camouflage by Emma Stevenson 
Hiding Dinosaurs by Dan Moynihan
 A Hippo in Our Yard by Liza Donnelly
 How to Train a Train by Jason Carter Eaton
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth by Michelle Robinson
I Could Do That! Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote by Linda Arms White
If I Had a Raptor by George O'Connor
Ike's Incredible Ink by Brianne Farley
I'm My Own Dog by David Ezra Stein
In the Trees, Honey Bees by Lori Mortensen
Insect Detective by Steve Voake
An Inuksuk Means Welcome by Mary Wallace
The Iridescence of Birds by Patricia MacLachlan
Is that a Cat? by Tim Hamilton
It is Not Time for Sleeping by Lisa Graff
I've Got an Elephant  by Anne Ginkel 
Jazzy in the Jungle by Lucy Cousins
Jo MacDonald Hiked in the Woods by Mary Quattlebaum
John Ronald's Dragons, a J.R.R. Tolkien Story, by Caroline McCallister
King for a Day by Rukhsana Khan
The King of Little Things by Bil Lepp 
 The Kite that Bridged Two Nations by Alexis O'Neil
Latke, the Lucky Dog by Ellen Fischer
Laundry Day by Jessixa Bagley
Leaping Lemmings! by John Briggs
The Legend of the Cranberry by Ellin Greene
A Library Book for Bear by Bonny Becker
Library Mouse, Home Sweet Home by Daniel Kirk
Lion vs. Rabbit  by Alex Latimer 
Little Benguin by Estelle Billon
The Long, Long Line by Tomoko Ohmura 
Lost Dog by Michael Garland
Madeleine’s Light by Natalie Ziarnik 
Mapping my Day by Julie Dillemuth
Matisse's Garden by Samantha Friedman
The Mayflower by Mark Greenwood
Me and Momma and Big John by Mara Rockliff 
Memoirs of a Goldfish by Devin Scillian  
Mitchell on the Moon by R. W. Alley
Molly, by Golly! by Dianne Ochiltree  
Monet Paints a Day by Julie Danneberg
The Monster Who Ate My Peas by Danny Schnitzlein
The Monster Who Did my Math by Danny Schnitzlein
 The Monstore  by Tara Lazar 
 A Moon of My Own by Jennifer Rustgi
More by I.C Springman & Brian Lies
Mountain Chef: How one man lost his groceries...by Annette Bay Pimentel
Mousterpiece by Jane Breskin Zalben
Mr. Putter & Tabby Hit the Slope by Cynthia Rylant;
Mrs McBee Leaves Room 3 By Gretchen Brandenburg
Muddle & Mo  by Nikki Slade
999 Frogs and a Little Brother by Ken Kimura
Nadia ~ The girl who couldn't sit still by Karlin Gray
Nerdy Birdy Tweets, by Aaron Reynolds
Never Follow a Dinosaur by Alex Latimer
No Dogs Allowed! by Linda Ashman
No, No, Kitten by Shelley Moore Thomas
Noah Webster and His Words by Jeri Chase Ferris
Noisy Bird Sing-Along by John Himmelman
Noisy Bug Sing-Along by John Himmelman
Noisy Frog Sing-Along by John Himmelman
A Number Slumber by Suzanne Bloom
Odd Socks by Michelle Robinson
Oh! What a Surprise! by Suzanne Bloom 
On Bird Hill by Jane Yolen
One Day, The End  by Rebecca Kai Dotlich
 One-Dog Sleigh by Mary Casanova
One Duck Stuck by Phyllis Root;
One Word Pearl by Nicole Groeneweg 
Oscar and the Very Hungry Dragon by Ute Krause
Oscar Lives Next Door by Bonnie Farmer

Ostrich and Lark by Marilyn R. Nelson
Out on the Prairie by Donna M. Bateman
Over on a Mountain: Somewhere in the World by Marianne Berkes
Over in the Grasslands: on an African Savanna by Marianne Berkes
Owl Boy by Brian Schatell
Pablo in the Snow by Teri Sloat
Painting Pepette by Linda R. Lodding 
Papa's Latkes by Jane BeskinZalben
The Passover Lamb by Linda Elovitz Marshall
Peddles by Elizabeth Rose Stanton
Penguin's Hidden Talent by Alex Latimer
The Perfect Percival Priggs   by Julie-Anne Graham
Pie for Chuck by Pat Schories
Pig and small by Alex Latimer
Pitter and Patter by Martha Sullivan
Pizza-Pie Snowman by Valeri Gorbachev
A Place for Bats by Melissa Stewart
Puffling Patrol by Ted and Betsy Lewin 
Queen of the Track: Alice Coachman by Heather Lang
The Rabbit Problem by Emily Gravett
Rabbit Stew by Wendy Wahman
Rain Fish by Lois Ehlert
Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall
Read! Read! Read! by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater
Recycling Day by Edward Miller
Return of the Library Dragon by Carmen Agra Deedy
Riparia’s River by Michael Caduto
Safe in a Storm by Steve Swinburne
The Schmutzy Family by Madelyn Rosenberg
Seed Magic by Jane Buchanan
Seen from a Distance, the Art of Monet by Seon-hye Jang
Send for a Superhero! by Michael Rosen
Separate is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & her Family's Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh 
Shmulik Paints the Town  By Lisa Rose
Shooting at the Stars: The Christmas Truce of 1914 by John Hendrix 
Skunk on a String by Thao Lam 
Snow Ponies by Cynthia Cotten
The Soda Bottle School by Laura Kutner and Suzanne Slade
Space Boy and his Sister Dog by Dian Curtis Regan
Space Boy and the Space Pirate by Dian Curtis Regan
Sparky and Tidbit by Kathryn O. Galbraith (EZ reader)
Spectacular Spots by Susan Stockdale
A Spy Called James: the true story of James Lafayette, Revolutionary War double agent by Anne Rockwell
Swamp Chomp by Lola M. Schaefer
The Swamp Where Gator Hides by Marianne Berke
Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale 
Swallow the Leader  By Danna Smith
Teeny Tiny Toady by Jill Esbaum
3, 2, 1, Go! by Emily Arnold McCully
365 Penguins by Jean-Luc Fromental
this ORQ (he cave boy) by David Elliott
This ORQ. (he say "ugh"!) by David Elliott
Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library by Barb Rosenstock
Tiger in My Soup  by Kashmira Sheth
Toad Weather by Sandra Markle
Tortoise and Hare's Amazing Race by Marianne Berkes
The Tree that Bear Climbed by Marianne Berkes
Tuktuk Tundra Tale by Robin Currie
Twelve Kinds of Ice by Ellen Bryan Obed
Tyrannosaurus Wrecks! by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
Up Above and Down Below by Paloma Valdivia 
Vincent Paints His House by Tedd Arnold
A Voyage in the Clouds, by Matther Olshan
Waiting for Snow by Marsha Diane Arnold

Water Can Be... by Laura Purdie Salas
Water is Water by Miranda Paul
Weasels by Elys Dolan
What James Said by Liz Rosenberg
When Edgar Met Cecil by Kevin Luthardt
Who's Next Door? by Mayuko Kishira
The Wildest Race Ever, by Meghan McCarthy
The Wing Wing Brothers Geometry Palooza! by Ethan Long
Yaks Yak ~ Animal Word Pairs by Linda Sue Park
You Are NOT a Cat! by Sharon G. Flake
You Are Stardust by Elin Kelsey
You Call That Brave? by Lorenz Pauli
You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen
Young Frank, Architect by Frank Viva
 Ziggy's Big Idea by Ilana Long

1 comment:

  1. I love the lists of books you have reviewed on your header, Sue. Not just this picture book one but also one for middle grade and one for non fiction. I love how organized you are. It is no simple feat to do this and continue to maintain it. It makes it so easy to navigate your blog.

    Thanks so much! :)