How are you? We had a heatwave a couple of days ago in Scotland and it was 30 degrees which is insanely a lot for this part of the world! Previous summers the temperatures were like 15-20 degrees with rain from time to time but this year I think it rained just a few times. What’s the weather like where you live?
Today I want to share with you some of the most amazing picture books I’ve read recently. I only found out how amazing this genre is a couple of weeks ago and I am so glad I gave it a chance because the books were so educational, inspiring and fun!
Chasing Degas was original and creative! The illustrations used in the book are actually inspired by paintings by famous French painters from the 19th century which I thoroughly enjoyed. It felt sophisticated and artistic.
All my stripes
This book was published by the American Psychological Association and it focuses on children with autism. Its job is to both help autistic kids to feel less alone and teach other kids that autism doesn’t make you weird or bad. I loved the message and I think there should be more books like this one especially if they have such gorgeous illustrations!
Me … Jane
I’ve always been interested in the life of Jane Goodall because living in the jungle and helping primates has always been a dream of mine since I was very little. I was surprised to learn how difficult it was for her to accomplish her dream and goals as the society back then was really conservative and frowned upon independent young women.
Knock Knock Pirate
Ahhh, this was so much fun! It’s fun, exciting, adventurous and diverse. I loved the fact that not all of the pirates were men. They were of all ages and genders. It’s a perfect goodnight story!
A child of books
Such an imaginative and creative story! I don’t think I’ve read anything like it and I’ll definitely read more of this author. I loved the overall message that books help you travel only if you let your imagination run wild and free.
The Red Tree
He’s most definitely my new favourite author! He’s brilliant, creative and out of this world! The story was more than amazing and it felt so authentic and raw. It could be enjoyed both by adults and children which says a lot about the quality.
Do you read picture books?
Smiles and pandas,