Voting With a Porpoise [Sean Callahan and Russell Glass]

Sean Callahan and Russell Glass' Voting With a Porpoise is probably the most important children's book I've seen published lately. It's filled with clever rhymes and captivating illustrations. The book uses an incredibly clever story to entice children into understanding the importance of voting. And this is all in the hopes that one day, when they're old…

How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps [Nicola Winstanley]

I have to give Nicola Winstanley credit here, her book was pretty amusing and I can see loads of kids getting a real kick out of it. How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps begins with a little girl, her cat, and an empty bathtub. What follows is a multitude of shenanigans all centered around…

The Vanishing Baseball Cap [Misti Kenison]

I suppose it’s not really much of a surprise that I requested this one on account of the fact that it features a fox. The Vanishing Baseball Cap by Misti Kenison is a decent and short story about a young boy who loses is baseball cap at a museum and the two Detectives, Fox and Goat,…

Little Monsters of the Ocean [Heather L. Montgomery]

Little Monsters of the Ocean by Heather L. Montgomery is a book that I would not be surprised to find in my school. I've encountered a number of very similar books in my time working there and I could definitely see how this might be a fun and informative read for students who enjoy learning…

Rip All the Pages! [Karen Benke]

I’ve always been somewhat fascinated with these sort of books, though I could never truly justify buying one for myself. They just seemed...like a waste of money? And to be completely frank, I still feel like some of the pointless ones truly were. I mean, honestly...what exactly is the point of drawing a picture and…