Beauty and the Beast in Picturebooks

One of the best-known fairy tales, “Beauty and the Beast” has been reproduced hundreds, perhaps thousands, of times in various media: oral narratives, written form, in plays, musicals, films, photographs, visual art, full-length novels, poems, and, of course, picturebooks. I though I’d take the opportunity to revisit a few picturebook …

On Picturebooks!

This is going to be one of those long horrid blog posts that no one wants to read but is present because the author feels this overwhelming need to pontificate. Sort of. No honestly, I think we can do with some variety in the posts and I haven’t done a …

Reader Request

Hello everyone! Each month as you may have noticed we have a theme and I was wondering if there were any themes that we haven’t done and you, our awesome readers, would wish we did.  This is just for curiousity’s sake so if you have anything you’d like us to …

Refugee Picture Books

There are a relatively large number of picture books available nowadays about refugees.  Of course, a great deal focus on refugees from the Holocaust, but there are also more recent conflicts explored in picture books as well.  Representing the refugee experience for young children (an experience that often includes war, …