February 22, 2017

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Jerry Pinkney | SLJ Review

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The Three Billy Goats Gruff. adapted by Jerry Pinkney. illus. by Jerry Pinkney. 40p. Little, Brown. May 2017. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780316341578.

PreS-Gr 2 –Employing his signature pencil and watercolor compositions, Pinkney brings a thoughtful, nuanced perspective to this classic tale. The story begins as expected, with the goats “trip-trapping” across the bridge in search of food—the first two urging the troll to wait for the bigger animal coming next. Each goat has a distinctive appearance; the troll is […]

SLJ’s Starred Reviews | February 2017

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Another stunning folktale adaptation from Jerry Pinkney, Steve Sheinkin’s latest work of narrative nonfiction, and Laini Taylor’s strangely beautiful new novel.

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Sign On! Children’s Authors at ALA 2016

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Look at which children’s book honorees editorial director Rebecca T. Miller spotted signing autographs and greeting fans at ALA.

Pictures of the Week: Jerry Pinkney Honored at Special Event; POW! Imprint Launch Party

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Little, Brown celebrated the art of Caldecott Medalist Jerry Pinkney at a special event on October 29. The Powerhouse Arena, home to art book publisher powerHouse Books, recently launched its brand-new children’s imprint, POW! on October 25.

Life Lessons from Aesop | Classic Connections

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Attributed to a man who lived in fifth-century-B.C. Greece, Aesop’s Fables abound with simple wisdoms and useful truths.