Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10 Favorite Picture Books (A Picture Book of the Day Retrospective)

This year, from September to June, I was part of Picture Book of the Day, a group project in which kidlit bloggers share great picture books on Facebook every weekday. We have just wrapped up for this year, which has inspired me to look back at the 10 books I recommended on the days it was my turn to share. They appear below in chronological order, along with links to the original posts on Facebook and related links on this blog.

Ol' Mama Squirrel 
by David Ezra Stein
Share date: September 23, 2014

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
by Linda Williams, illustrated by Megan Lloyd
Share date: October 21, 2014

Click Clack Moo: Cows That Type 
by Doreen Cronin & Betsy Lewin
Share date: November 18, 2014 

Chicken Soup with Rice
by Maurice Sendak
Share date: January 6, 2015 

Caps for Sale
by Esphyr Slobodkina
Share date: February 3, 2015 

The Doorbell Rang
by Pat Hutchins 
Share date: March 3, 2015 

May I Bring a Friend?
by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers & Beni Montresor

Share date: March 31, 2015

The Babies on the Bus
by Karen Katz
Share date: April 28, 2015

Harry the Dirty Dog
by Gene Zion & Margaret Bloy Graham
Share date: May 26, 2015 

Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain
by Verna Aardema & Beatriz Vidal
Share date: June 23, 2015
Related link: 15 Literacy Activities for Rainy Days

Picture Book of the Day will resume in September. In the meantime, see all of our selections from this year on Pinterest.

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