Category: Young Children Books

The Princess in Black

The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale Illustrated by Leuyen Pham Short snippet from The Princess in Black: “Princesses do not run. Princesses do not stuff frilly pink dresses into broom closets. Princesses do not wear black. And princesses most definitely do not slide down secret chutes and high-jump castle walls. But Read More

The Pout-Pout Fish

The Pout-Pout Fish, by Deborah Dieson Pictures by Dan Hanna Short snippet from The Pout-Pout Fish: “Deep in the water Where the fish hang out Lives a glum gloomy swimmer With an ever-present pout.   ‘I’m a pout-pout fish With a pout-pout face So I spread the dreary-wearies All over the place.’   Blub Bluuub Read More

Little Blue Truck

Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle Illustrated by Jill McElmurry Short snippet from Little Blue Truck: “Horn went “Beep!” Engine purred Friendliest sound You ever heard.   Little Blue Truck Came down the road “Beep!” said Blue To a big green toad.” A Friendly Little Truck Little Blue Truck is a story about a friendly Read More