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Picture Books Read in 2021: #51-100

28 Feb

The picture book parade continues to stomp through the year. Normally it would have taken me an entire year to read through 100 of these dazzling masterpieces, but now with a clear goal of at least one picture book per day, I’m roaring above expectations. There are so many great books out there, and we’re fortunate that the creators persisted long enough to bring them to us. Many from this collection cemented my love for the medium, rekindled my affection for Beach Lane Books, and helped me discover new favorite creators in Bob Shea, Kelly Dipucchio, Minh Lê, and Jessie Sima. Of the lot, the following were my personal favorite 5-star books:

2020 Picture Books #1-25

2 Oct

A writer reads. In my case… picture books. The pandemic put a halt on travel back to America, which is where I usually burrow in local libraries and Barnes & Nobles leafing through any picture book I’m lucky to come across. Nonetheless, I’ve been fortunate to make the acquaintance of many a fine book. Here are the first 25 pictures books (those I read for the first time) of 2020. Of all of the books, This Book is Gray is the lone honorary recipient of the coveted 5 star treatment!