Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal: Not Exactly a Memoir
I've already read this and it's fun and surprising and interactive. You won't go away sad from this little breath of cleverness. Rainbows. Sound of a ringing wineglass. Self-portraits. Random. Delightful. August 2016.
Pancakes in Paris
I've got the ARC of this book, too, but I'm trying to hold off reading it until it's time for Paris in July. (I do hope Thyme for Tea will take us to Paris in July this year.) September 2016.
The Cookie Fiasco We Are Growing
I've already read these two, too. And I've already read them to my primary students at school. Big, big hits. Love, love, love. September 2016.
Some Writer! The Story of E. B. White by Melissa Sweet
If you have seen any of Melissa Sweet's other illustrated books...if you love Charlotte's Web...or if you are just looking for a wonderful book...get Some Writer! October 2016.
Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis
As soon as I figure out what these creatures are saying, I'm going to read this one. Du Iz Tak? Anyone? October 2016.
The Trouble with Goats and Sheep by Joanna Cannon
Here's the blurb: "England, 1976. Mrs. Creasy is missing and the Avenue is alive with whispers. The neighbors blame her sudden disappearance on the heat wave, but ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly aren't convinced. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, the girls decide to take matters into their own hands. Inspired by the local vicar, they go looking for God---they believe that if they find Him they might also find Mrs. Creasy and bring her home." July 2016.
Sea Change by Frank Viva
I think Frank Viva, a wonderful graphic artist/picture book author/illustrator, said this is his first non-picture book book. And Lemony Snicket likes it: "Sea Change is alike a dip in cold Canadian waters: just step inside, and soon you're completely swept away, finding yourself overwhelmed and breathless, entranced by this whirlwind of a book. Bravo, Frank Viva. And glub, glub, glub."
Lead With Your Heart: Lessons from a Life with Horses
I really know nothing about horses, but I'm intrigued with the teeny-tiny bit of this book that I took home from BEA. Hamilton's first book was Zen Mind, Zen Horse, so it may be about more than just how to ride. September 2016.
Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life
Oh my! Who could resist this one? Homemade crusts? And life? October 2016.
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