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Tag: <span>Children’s Book Review</span>

Leila in Saffron

Leila in Saffron

LEILA IN SAFFRON. Written by Rukhsanna Guidroz. Illustrated by Dinara Mirtalipova. Salaam Reads/Simon and Schuster. Ages 4-8. $17.99. When Leila arrives at her grandmother Naani’s house for a family dinner, Naani greets her by telling her the saffron beads on her dress go well with her dark eyes. This warms Leila’s heart. She tends to...

September 27, 2020September 27, 2020
Going Down Home with Daddy

Going Down Home with Daddy

GOING DOWN HOME WITH DADDY. Written by Kelly Starling Lyons. Illustrated by Daniel Minter. Peachtree Publishing Company. $17.99. “On reunion morning, we rise before the sun. Daddy hums as he packs our car with suitcases and a cooler full of snacks. He says there’s nothing like going down home.” In this 2020 Caldecott Honor award-winner,...

July 28, 2020July 30, 2020