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Supertruck. So simple, so clever, so appealing both visually and thematically. And such a book for the very, very young. It will need all its superpowers to compete on the Caldecott table, against books with more elaborate and sophisticated art. But some of my favorite picture books of 2015 are for the youngest readers, including this […]

Where’s Walrus?

What’s not to love about Where’s Walrus?, Stephen Savage’s wordless hide and seek romp about an escaped walrus hiding in plain sight and the zookeeper who can’t keep up. The art may have been created on a computer in Adobe Illustrator, but the book’s style owes more to old masters like Leonard Weisgard than to […]