May picture book reviews of the week

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On May 6, we posted Elissa Gershowitz’s review of Water in the Park: A Book About Water & the Times of the Day by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin. Loosely based on Prospect Park in Brooklyn, this is a book I want to come back to when we start posting for Calling Caldecott contenders.

At the end of the month, we posted Kathleen T. Horning’s review of Bear and Bee by Sergio Ruzzier. The art in this book looks so simple that it might not get a lot of Caldecott attention, but look closely and you’ll see that it’s spot-on for the audience.

Now we are finally caught up with our monthly Review of the Week round-up.

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Lolly Robinson About Lolly Robinson

Lolly Robinson is the designer and production manager for The Horn Book, Inc. She has degrees in studio art and children's literature and teaches children's literature at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. She has served on the Caldecott and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committees and blogs for Calling Caldecott and Lolly's Classroom on this site.

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