Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton is one of my all-time favorites, even though there's not a single panda to be found in its pages. It's that amazing.
Pinecone is a young warrior princess, and like any little warrior princess, she needs a mighty steed to ride into battle. And finally, on her birthday, her parents give her...a pony. A short, squat, flatulent little pony.
But Princess Pinecone isn't about to let that stop her from proving herself the mightiest, if smallest, warrior in t
Peter Reynolds has worked on a lot of amazing picture book, and Word Collector is my new favorite.
Jerome collects words, just like people collect stamps, or coins. Sometimes he doesn’t even know what they mean, but they look so wonderful he has to include them.
One day, he realizes he can do so much more with them—he can use his collection to make something new and unique, and even share them with other kids.
And as Jerome discovers, sometimes the most powerful words are also the simplest.
Can I Be Your Dog by Troy Cummings is a little unusual—it’s an entire story told through letters!
Arfy just wants a home and someone to love, so he decides to write to all the homes on Butternut Street, one at a time. And one at a time, he’s turned down—one house has a cat with ‘dog allergies’, and another house turns out to be completely empty.
But his letters don’t just reach those homes—someone else has seen his letters, and wants to take in Arfy just as much as he wants a family.