Sonderbooks

Home Reviews Blog Stand-Outs Info

Picture Book Reviews:
What's new?

November 13, 2014

The wait for the next Elephant & Piggie book is over! And the title presents a universal truth: Waiting Is Not Easy!, by Mo Willems. Learning patience has never before been so much fun.

And I finished my latest Mathematical Knitting Project! Be sure to take a look at my Prime Factorization Cardigan! I'm so happy to have it finished!

Happy reading!



Animal Characters
Waiting Is Not Easy!
by Mo Willems

Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
by Richard Scarry

by Jonathan Allen

by Mary Jane and Herm Auch

by Keith Baker

by Bonny Becker
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

by Bonny Becker
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

by Bonny Becker
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

by Bonny Becker
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton

by Kelly Bingham
pictures by Paul O. Zelinsky

by Nadine Brun-Cosme
illustrated by Olivier Tallec

by Eve Bunting
illustrated by Serge Ruzzier

by Matthew Cordell

by Deborah Diesen
pictures by Dan Hanna

by Rebecca Dudley

by David Elliott
illustrated by Christopher Denise

by Ian Falconer

by Tatyana Feeney

by Candace Fleming
illustrated by Eric Rohmann

by Pippa Goodhart
illustrated by Andy Rowland

by Carter Goodrich

by Piet Grobler and Dianne Hofmeyr

by Chris Haughton

by Kevin Henkes

by Kevin Henkes

by Kevin Henkes

by John Himmelman

by Molly Idle

by Ken Kimura
illustrated by Yasunari Murakami

by Jon Klassen

by Jon Klassen

by Rosy Lamb

by Eric Litwin
created and illustrated by James Dean

by Renata Liwska

by Arnold Lobel
colored by Adrianne Lobel

by Jeff Mack

by Peter McCarty

by Jerry Pinkney

by Chris Raschka

by Phyllis Root
illustrated by Matthew Cordell

by Michael Rosen
pictures by Kevin Waldron

by Candace Ryan
illustrated by Mike Lowery

by Tammi Sauer
illustrated by Dan Santat

by Ian Schoenherr

by Corey Rosen Schwartz
illustrated by Dan Santat

by Viviane Schwarz

by Philip C. Stead
illustrated by Erin E. Stead

by David Ezra Stein

by Janet Morgan Stoeke

by Janet Morgan Stoeke

by Judy Sue Goodwin Sturges
illustrated by Shari Halpern

by Mark Teague

by Samantha R. Vamos
illustrated by Rafael Lopez

by Ellen Stoll Walsh

by David Wiesner

by David Wiesner

by Mo Willems

by Mo Willems
pictures by Jon J Muth

by Mo Willems

by Mo Willems

retold and illustrated by Helen Ward


Contemporary
Winter Is Coming
by Tony Johnston
illustrated by Jim LaMarche

Two Speckled Eggs
by Jennifer K. Mann

by Jim Averbeck
illustrated by Tricia Tusa

by Jonathan Bean

by Sophie Blackall

by Barbara Bottner
illustrated by Michael Emberley

by Shirin Yim Bridges
illustrated by Maria Monescillo

by Toni Buzzeo
illustrated by Sachiko Yoshikawa

by Shutta Crum
illustrated by Carol Thompson

by Tomie DePaola

by Hallie Durand
illustrated by Tony Facile

written by Julie Fogliano
illustrated by Erin E. Stead

by Mem Fox
illustrated by Steve Jenkins

by Mem Fox and Helen Oxenbury

by Joe Hayes
illustrated by Esau Andrade Valencia

by Amy Hest
illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

by Kate Hosfored
illustrations by Gabi Swiatkowska

by Rachel Isadora

by Rukhsana Khan
illustrated by Christiane Krömer

by Christie Matheson

by Leslie McGuirk

by Aaron Meshon

by Pat Zietlow Miller
illustrated by Anne Wilsdorf

by Eva Moore
pictures by Nancy Carpenter

by Julie Morstad

by Alison Murray

by Jenny Offill
illustrated by Chris Appelhans

by Zachariah OHora

by Patricia Polacco

by Mary Lyn Ray
illustrated by Marla Frazee

by Lola M. Schaefer
illustrated by Jessica Meserve

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

by Olive Senior
illustrations by Laura James

by Lemony Snicket
music by Nathaniel Stookey
illustrations by Carson Ellis

by Lemony Snicket
illustrated by Jon Klassen

by David Soman and Jacky Davis

by Ashley Spires

by Maria van Lieshout

by Hyewon Yum


History
Grandfather Gandhi
by Arun Gandhi and Bethany Hegedus
illustrated by Evan Turk

A Dance Like Starlight
by Kristy Dempsey
illustrated by Floyd Cooper

by Deborah Hopkinson
illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia

by Matthew Olshan
illustrated by Sophie Blackall

by Patricia Polacco

by Patricia Polacco

by Salvatore Rubbino

by Uri Shulevitz

by Lane Smith



Delightfully Silly
The Pigeon Needs a Bath!
by Mo Willems

Ann and Nan Are Anagrams
by Mark Shulman
illustrated by Adam McCauley

by Jon Agee

by Tom Angleberger
pictures by Cece Bell

by Mac Barnett
pictures by Adam Rex

Songs and Illustrations by Sandra Boynton

by Lauren Child
illustrated by Trisha Krauss

by Oliver Jeffers

by Bruce Eric Kaplan

by Laurie Keller


by Alex Latimer

by Margaret Mahy
illustrated by Polly Dunbar

by Margaret McNamara
illustrated by Mark Fearing

by Rutu Modan

by John Perry
illustrations by Mark Fearing

by James Proimos

by Fiona Robinson

by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
and Tom Lichtenheld

by Vicki Sansum and Dotti Enderle
illustrated by T. Kyle Gentry

by Jon Scieszka
illustrated by David Shannon

by Bob Shea

by Lemony Snicket
illustrated by Maira Kalman

by Alexander Steffensmeier

by Alexander Steffensmeier

by Sean Taylor
pictures by Edel Rodriguez

by Audrey Vernick
illustrated by Daniel Jennewein

by Melanie Watt

by Mo Willems

by Mo Willems

by Mo Willems



Fantasy
Grandma and the Great Gourd
retold by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
illustrated by Susy Pilgrim Waters

Not Your Typical Dragon
by Dan Bar-el
illustrated by Tim Bowers

by Norton Juster
pictures by Jules Feiffer

by Kazuno Kohara

by Peter McCarty

by Colin Stimpson

by Bill Thomson