Our Superstars of December 2022
We loved these books and will repeat reading them every often.
Best Book - Overall
# 1 Ish
The book is easy-to-read for young children, with an empowering message of perseverance while not worrying much about being perfect all the time. In addition, the sketch-styled illustrations make it a more exciting reading and doodle activity for young children. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Ish by Peter H. Reynolds’ whimsically illustrated story inspires you to do what you love and treasure those moments that delight you.
# 2 I Am Able to Shine
This book empowers young girls to stay kind and dream big while counting all those beautiful blessings one has while growing up. Mike Wu made brilliant illustrations to complement the spirit of the story. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
I Am Able to Shine by Korey Watari is a must-read, heartwarming, empowering story of a girl narrated with beautiful illustrations.
# 3 This Is Not Enough
Big bear and small bear are back with another installment of a powerful story. This time about what matters most in giving a gift. The illustrations are always very vibrant and will impress young readers. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
This is (Not) Enough by Anna Kang is a colorfully illustrated, warm story of friends who realize the critical aspect of gifting after a brief toil.
Best Book - Illustration
# 1 The Color Monster
The book captures the essence of emotions in an easy and fun for young children. The book also reassures us that having all kinds of feelings is okay. In addition, the rough sketch-styled illustrations and the pop-up format make it an engaging element for the young. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
The Color Monster by Anna Llenas is a fun and engaging book for young children to understand and manage different emotions.
# 2 Winter in the Forest
The book narrates the winter scene and captures the season’s essence through its frame-worthy illustrations. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Winter in the Forest by Christine Copeland is a remarkably illustrated, easy-to-read book on winter for young children.
# 3 Diego, the Lonely Cat
It is a story of a cat who refuses to move and ends up lonesome and helpless, conveyed through fascinating watercolor illustrations. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Diego, the lonely cat by Jeanne Conway, a gorgeously illustrated book, has a subtle but important message for its readers.