An all-time favorite author, Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, talks about her latest stunning novel, Odder, the story of an intrepid sea otter.
The sweet, rhyming text flows well with the stunning full page, watercolor illustrations by wildlife artist, Guy Hobbs.
Jonathan London’s Pup the Sea Otter is a beautiful book, combining natural history education with literacy support and empathy development.
It’s time for our June edition of “Best New Kids Books!” Hooray for plenty of lazy, beautiful, summer reading time. And, for some, it’s also time for prepping growing littles for preschool or kindergarten
Besides buying something from the registry, I always send new parents a bunch of books to begin a child’s library.
Tudor Humphries illustrations swiftly draw the reader into the natural world of Otter. His watercolor pallet is masterfully used to take us from the pink hues of dusk, far into the inky blue nighttime and velvety depths of the river and finally back again to the warmth of sunrise.