Midwest Book ReviewÂ has just enthusiastically reviewed three of our picture books released for distribution in the US this month:
‘Two fine new picture book stories are recommended picks from Maverick Books and provide different tales and refreshingly new perspectives. Jessie Miller and Barbara Bakos’ Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans (9781848862821, $17.99) tells of a rooster excited by his new dazzling blue jeans. It’s always a risk trying out a new style, though; particularly when barnyard animals aren’t used to dressing up. Cath Jones is also a fun new author offering Bonkers (9781848862814, $17.99), the story of an endangered safari park whose resident animals are determined to save it. They have to think out of the zoo box to do so, however, and the most bonkers idea, involving a giant beet, may just be the ticket to success. Both are whimsical, fun stories kids will relish.’
‘Pod is a young boy who lives in the Stone Age and finds that he often has a cold bottom! So he invents underpants! Unfortunately his choice of material is not always practical. Will he find something that is both warm and flexible, so he can play with his friends? Charmingly written by Rebecca Lisle and featuring the lively illustrations of Richard Watson, “Stone Underpants” is an original, entertaining, and thoroughly ‘kid friendly’ picture book the is very highly recommended for family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community library collections for children ages 4 to 9.’
Thank you so much! See all the reviews here.