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Book Review

The Moose Fairy

by Danielle Ballantyne

When Moose hears of a meeting of the Secret Fairy Club, he’s ecstatic to join in the fun. He arrives to find all the other members are smaller creatures, though, and some are none too welcoming. But when the clubhouse comes under... Read More

Book Review

Finding Muchness

by Danielle Ballantyne

An adorable duckling imparts bite-sized lessons in this picture book about getting the most out of life. Meticulous grayscale illustrations—with the exception of the duckling’s yellow beak—use rings of tree stumps to portray the... Read More

Book Review

The Perfect Plan

by Danielle Ballantyne

The beauty and mystery of the forest invites and enchants in this story about how working together can create something more beautiful than anyone could accomplish alone. Maya has meticulously planned out her tree fort, but she runs into... Read More

Book Review

Daisy Runs Wild

by Danielle Ballantyne

Daisy the koala is back with her dapper friend and owner, Jasper, in this wild romp with a subtle lesson about not making assumptions. Daisy is lazy, preferring to ride in the special contraption Jasper built for her. When she takes off... Read More

Book Review

I Am the Subway

by Danielle Ballantyne

A bestselling Korean picture book is translated to bring this entrancing tale of “the unique lives of strangers you might never meet again” to a new audience. Told from the perspective of the Seoul subway, the story peels back layers... Read More

Book Review

The Pepperstorm

by Danielle Ballantyne

Crayon-like illustrations and a cool palette with spots of yellow and pink portray this mischievous take on why elephants are afraid of mice, available in English and Spanish editions. The mice have grown tired of the elephants never... Read More

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