This picture book celebrates both the bond between kids and their grandparents and the transcendent power of a story well told.
For kids, summer means dirt and sand and water and sun. It means shorts and swings and popsicles and peaches. But most of all, what summer means for kids is freedom. These books beautifully capture that.
A picture book about what happens when parents get out of the way.
I spent the final weeks of winter reading all the picture books I could find about spring. Here are my favorites. They’re simple, they’re deep, and they’re as gorgeous as the season.
In this extraordinary picture book, a girl’s grandfather inspires her to live well and do good.
As a boy, Allen Say barely knew his grandpa. As a man, he came to understand him. That’s why he created Grandfather’s Journey, a picture book for which he won the Caldecott Medal in 1994.
In 2015, I wrote 75 stories, some of which were more popular than others. Here are the 10 that got the most clicks. Happy reading and Happy New Year!
A virtuoso celebrates his grandpa.
This poem was written in 1962, but it’s pretty timeless, don’t you think?
These books aren’t just stunningly written and illustrated. They also get the new American family.