Each year, Cracking the Cover compiles a list of books that make great gifts. These picture books were published and/or reviewed in 2022.
Browsing: ages 6 and up
Follow the first year of an endangered tapir’s life in Raising Don: The True Story of a Spunky Baby Tapir, by Georgeanne Irvine.
The Secret Life of Butterflies is a comprehensive and engaging new picture book written by Roger Via and illustrated by Rena Ortega.
From the minds of Chris Naunton and Guilherme Karsten comes the story a powerful Egyptian ruler in Cleopatra Tells All!
If you’re craving an adventure, the following picture books let you explore without ever leaving the comfort of your house.
The following science-themed picture books for 5- to 12-year-olds will excite readers and encourage them to think and grow.
With summer upon us, now is the time to get out into nature and explore. These books encourage children to make the most of the natural world
Learn about life on Earth before humans made an appearance in What the Dinosaurs Saw, by author/illustrator Fatti Burke.
March is Women’s History Month. Here are some recently released picture and middle-grade books that celebrate women’s accomplishments.
Breaking Through the Clouds, by Sandra Nickel and Helena Prerez Garcia, tells the story of a meteorologist who changed how we see weather.