This month’s best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store, Pete the Cat, is great for highlighting a glass-half-full outlook.
Counting by 7s, written by Holly Goldberg Sloan, will appeal to middle grade readers who are dealing with loss or coping with being “different” in some way from their peers.
It only takes a couple of beautiful autumn days and the holiday season suddenly feels so much closer. Readers are not wasting time getting into the holiday spirit: this month, our best selling picture book from our affiliate store is the delightful rendition of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s Nutcracker, illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Artist and naturalist Jim Arnosky has been honored for his overall contribution to literature for children by the Eva L. Gordon Award and the Washington Post/Children’s Book Guild Award for nonfiction. His latest book is “Frozen Wild.”
Artists working across boundaries must demonstrate profound respect for and deep knowledge of the Other. This means a thoroughly open-minded attitude—and much labor in terms of research and questioning one’s own assumptions.