Our Superstars of January 2023
We loved these books and will repeat reading them every often.
Best Book - Overall
# 1 The Rabbit Listened (Must-read)
The book beautifully addresses a delicate aspect of the world of feelings - loss. The illustration is simple but makes the story stand tall. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld is an empathetic story of a little Taylor's loss, narrated in simple words and captivating illustrations.
# 2 My Mummy Marches
The book discusses an empowering and empathetic theme of standing for the world. The easy-to-read storyline and the beautiful, inclusive illustrations will resonate with young children. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
The inspiring story of a young girl's mommy told with whimsical illustrations makes My Mummy Marches by Samantha Hawkins a perfect gift for children.
# 3 We Don't Eat Our Classmates
The witty story with colorful illustrations can help children understand the aspects of sharing and caring for their classmates to make friends in their new school. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins is a comical story with a subtle message on behavior for young children.
Best Book - Illustration
# 1 Three
A disabled dog embraces everyday struggle with cheer and brightens it with an undying passion for exploring new things. And the positivity eventually helps the dog find a new, happy home. In addition, the brilliantly made illustrations complement the storyline. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
Three by Stephen Michael King is a beautifully illustrated happy-ending story of a disabled dog that teaches hopefulness and compassion to young children.
# 2 My Magical Bearded Friend
The storyline is about a bird describing a mystical man it admires and looks forward to meeting. The illustrations are gorgeous and make the simple story stand out. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
My Magical Bearded Friend by Chris Husband is a stunningly illustrated story of a bird’s mystical friend narrated in a rhyming style.
# 3 Nervous Nolan Bison Goes Poopy on the Potty
The story will resonate with most kids, as many refuse to use the potty out of an unknown fear. It also highlights the much-needed element of adult and peer reassurance. The bright illustrations strengthen the story. Check our full review by clicking on the book icon.
With its gorgeously illustrated storyline, Nervous Nolan Bison Goes Poopy on the Potty by Kevin Christmann will convince kids to dive into using a potty without fear.