5 Beautiful Picture Books for Fantastic Holiday Gifts
Laurie Berkner, who has been called “the Adele of the preschool crowd,” pairs the lyrics of her beloved hit with Camille Garoche’s gentle illustrations in PILLOWLAND. Featuring magical, lush art by Camille Garoche, Pillowland carries you and your children away to a feather-fluffed dream world where bedtime is always a grand adventure.
If you have a Black child or know someone who does, this is the book you HAVE to buy. In the vein of beloved picture books, in “In Your Hands” a black mother expresses the many hopes and dreams she has for her child. It is a powerful picture book that’s perfect for gift-giving for children of all ages. Even adult children! In Your Hands is a much-needed picture book masterpiece. I dare you to read it and not tear up.
Help children learn that they can be small yet mighty! In “Small Walt” a tiny snowplow is determined to prove his worth battles a blizzard. It is a a supremely charming story in the tradition of The Little Engine that Could. Brimming with onomatopoeia and Walt’s affirming chants, this sweet picture book shows that when it comes to strength, size may not matter!