Tag Archives: Picture Book

Chicken Big

Title: Chicken Big Author(s): Keith Graves Illustrator/Photographer: Keith Graves Publisher and Year: Chronicle Books LLC, 2010 Number of pages: 32 Genre: Children’s Fiction Analysis: In Keith Graves’ children’s book Chicken Big, the text functions as a window for the reader … Continue reading

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The Art of Miss Chew

Title: The Art of Miss Chew Author(s): Patricia Polacco Illustrator/Photographer: Patricia Polacco Publisher and Year: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Number of pages: 37 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Patricia Polacco’s children’s book The Art of Miss Chew the text functions as … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Journey

Title: Grandfather’s Journey Author(s): Allen Sy Illustrator/Photographer: Allen Sy Publisher and Year: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1993 Number of pages: 29 Genre: Children’s Non-Fiction Analysis: In Allen Sy’s award winning book Grandfather’s Journey, the text functions as a window to the … Continue reading

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Emily’s Eighteen Aunts

Title: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts Author: Curtis Parkinson Illustrator: Andrea Wayne von Königlsöw Publisher: Stoddart Publishing Co, 2002 Pages: 30 Analysis: Emily’s Eighteen Aunts is about a little girl named Emily. All of her friends have aunts and uncles that go … Continue reading

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McDuff Goes to School

Title: McDuff Goes to School Author: Rosemary Wells Illustrator: Susan Jeffers Publisher: Hyperion Books, 2001 Pages: 24 Analysis: McDuff Goes to School is one of a series by Rosemary Wells about McDuff the dog. In this book, McDuff gets new … Continue reading

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Pinocchio the Boy

Title: Pinocchio the Boy Author: Lane Smith Illustrator: Lane Smith Publisher: Penguin Putnam Books, 2002 Pages: 39 Analysis: Pinocchio the Boy is an interesting take on the story of Pinocchio. In this version, Pinocchio saved Geppetto’s life, and the Blue … Continue reading

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Horton Hears a Who!

Title: Horton Hears a Who! Author: Dr. Seuss Illustrator: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House, 1954 Pages: 60 Analysis: Horton Hears a Who! is a picture book by Dr. Seuss about Horton the elephant who discovers a city called Whoville on … Continue reading

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Helen’s Big World The Life of Helen Keller

Title: Helen’s Big World The Life of Helen Keller Author: Doreen Rapport Illustrator: Matt Tavares Publisher and Year: Hyperion Books, 2012 Pages: 37 Tags: Culture, Disability, K-3, Picture Book, Award Winners, Monarch Award 2015 Genre: Biography Analysis: This is the … Continue reading

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The Butterfly

Title: The ButterflyAuthor: Patricia PolaccoIllustrator or Photographer: Patricia PoloccoPages: 45Publisher and Year: Philomel Books, 2000Genre:Realistic FictionTags and Themes:History, Culture, Picture Book, 4-6Analysis:This is a story about a little girl named Monique and her mother, Marcel who live in France during … Continue reading

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He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

   Title: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands Author and Illustrator: Kadir Nelson Publisher and Year: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2005 Number of Pages: 28 Genre: Picture Book Analysis: He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands … Continue reading

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