Easter Books for Toddlers

Easter Books for Toddlers

When I’m looking for Easter books, I want books that show people celebrating Easter. There aren’t enough of them, as far as I’m concerned. But if you’re looking for Easter books for toddlers, and if you take an expansive view of what it means to be celebrating Easter,...
Six Exceptional Multicultural Easter Picture Books

Six Exceptional Multicultural Easter Picture Books

Whether you call it Pascha or Easter, whether you celebrate it at midnight or in the morning, the Feast of the Resurrection is the most important day of the year for Christians all over the world. When my children were young, I expected the importance of the day to be...
Miz Fannie Mae’s Fine New Easter Hat: A Review

Miz Fannie Mae’s Fine New Easter Hat: A Review

Miz Fannie Mae’s Fine New Easter Hat is set in a small African American community, 25 miles from Meridian, Mississippi. It’s a time when people get their milk delivered to their door every morning, by a milkman who drives a horse and wagon through the town in the...
Legend of the Colombian Mermaid: A Revew

Legend of the Colombian Mermaid: A Revew

Janet Balleta’s charming story, The Legend of the Colombian Mermaid, is based on a Colombian folk tale that Balleta learned from her mother when she was a young child. In the story, Judith and her little brother, Tomas, spend all day on Maundy Thursday with their...
Piccolina and the Easter Bells: A Review

Piccolina and the Easter Bells: A Review

When I’m reviewing a picture book, I usually start with the story. But for Piccolina and the Easter Bells, I want to start with the art. Piccolina and the Easter Bells is an old book, almost as old as I am. When it was first published, color printing was far more...

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