EBYR All Over: December 2, 2016
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Written by George MacDonald
Illustrated by Ruth Sanderson
Written by Edward van de Vendel
Illustrations by Philip Hopman
News from EBYR & Elsewhere
- At Night and Mom, There’s a Bear at the Door were both included in the Kirkus list of The Best Picture Books of 2016. (You can find At Night here and Mom, There’s a Bear at the Door here.) Both books earned starred reviews from Kirkus this year.
- The Blue Jackal was included in the New York Public Library’s list of 100 Best Books for Kids under the fairy tales and folklore category.
Betsy Bird included Mrs. White Rabbit in her article about exciting 2017 picture books. She writes, “It is French. It is funny. You will enjoy it. Particularly the Alice in Wonderland in-jokes.”
- My Name Is Sangoel was featured in a BookRiot collection of “Children’s Books about the Immigrant Experience.”
- The Golden Key was included in Elizabeth Palmer’s Christmas picks for the Christian Century.
- Red was included in a collection of “10 Great Picture Books about Bullying” on the Waking Brain Cells blog.
- A Well-Mannered Young Wolf was featured in a Caterpillar Corner post titled “Kid Humor.” The blogger says the book is “a hilarious read perfect for kids ages 4-7. . . . It’s one of those books that young ones will want to share with everyone to see their reactions to the end of the story!”
- Four EBYR books were included in the SCBWI Winter Reading List: Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward; Four Feet, Two Sandals; The Golden Key; and Crazy.
- Thomas the Toadilly Terrible Bully was reviewed on the Youth Services Book Review blog.
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