Monday, August 17, 2009

More of My Favorite Picture Books

As promised, here are a few more of my fav-o-rite picture books. Mmmmmm. Picture book love. It's the best.

Ira Sleeps Over, Bernard Waber
My Friend Bear, Jez Alborough
Mrs. Toggle's Zipper, Robin Pulver
Pete's A Pizza, William Steig
The Dog Who Had Kittens, Polly M. Robertus
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Kevin Henkes
Ginger, Charlotte Voake
How I Became A Pirate, Melinda Long

Do you have more?

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

My Favorite Picture Books

Wow. I mean, how long can you neglect your blog only to find it waiting for you, tail wagging, ears bouncing, when you return? Apparently quite awhile, thank goodness.

But today is a new day, a new, perfect day to discuss picture books. (What day isn't?) So, in no order, here are my fav-o-rites.

The Old Woman Who Named Things, Cynthia Rylant
All the Places to Love, Patricia Maclachlan
The New Girl and Me, Jacqui Robbins
The Day The Babies Crawled Away, Peggy Rathman
Orville, A Dog Story, Haven Kimmel
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, William Steig
The Going to Bed Book, Sandra Boynton
I Ain't Gonna Paint No More, Karen Beaumont
Zilla Sasparilla and the Mud Baby, Judith Gorog
The Red Bird, Astrid Lindgren
Louella Mae, She's Run Away, Karen Beaumont Alarcon
When I Met the Wolf Girls, Deborah Noyes
The Velveteen Rabbit, Margery Williams

I know I'll think of more the second I publish this post.
What are your all-time favs?