I’m normally a fan of Scholastic’s learning materials. However, I have mixed feelings about two of the publisher’s latest Pre-K products.
Browsing: picture books
Rebecca Doughty’s “Before You,” remembers life before “you” came along and changed things. The book resonates with readers of all ages.
Matthew Reinhart’s ‘Frozen: A Pop-up Adventure’ lives up to its title with exciting and surprising pop-ups with every turn of the page.
“Pug Meets Pig” is very simple at first glance. There are not a lot of words to read, but there’s a lot to gleam contextually.
Two recent picture books — “Thérèse Makes a Tapestry” and “Cleonardo” — celebrate strong young protagonists who want nothing more than to excel.
“The Storybook Knight” is a charming picture book from the husband-wife team of Helen and Thomas Docherty (“The Snatchabook”).
American Girl’s newest line of characters, WellieWishers, includes books and dolls geared toward 5-8-year-olds. But they work well for younger girls, too.