GITTY AND KVETCH Written by Caroline Kusin Pritchard Illustrated by Ariel Landy (Atheneum BYR; $17.99,…
What do gorillas, weird sea creatures, matchboxes, Inuits, puddles and elephants all have in common? They’re all topics of books we’re getting ready to review as part of our summer roundup. There’s something for every age! Here’s a sneak peak:
One Gorilla: A Counting Book
Phenomenal illustrations of primates and simple prose teach little ones how to count.
Weird Sea Creatures
Spectacular photographs of uncommon sea animals along with descriptions will make you wish you could live the life of Jacques Cousteau!
The Matchbox Diary
A little girl sits with her grandfather as he tells the story of his life with matchboxes he saved as mementos in this picture book.
Based on a true story, an eight-year-old Inuit girl faces brutal ridicule while she sets out to learn how to read in this chapter book.
The Deep, Deep Puddle
The strangest things can be found in this giant puddle of a picture book, with awesome illustrations.
Queenie: One Elephant’s Story
The sad but true story of one of the most famous elephants that ever lived.