Books Reviewed for April

1: International Pillow Fight Day—Snoozefest, written by Samantha Berger |illustrated by Kristin Litten

2: Peanut Butter and Jelly Day—Peanut Butter & Jelly Brains: A Zombie Culinary Tale, written by Joe McGee | illustrated by Charles Santoso

3: National Tweed Day—Joseph Had a Little Overcoat, by Simms Taback

4: It’s National Humor Month—Life on Mars, by Jon Agee

5: Read a Road Map Day—The 50 States: Fun Facts, written by Gabrielle Balkan | illustrated by Sol Linero

6: It’s National Poetry Month—A Song About Myself: A Poem by John Keats, written by John Keats | illustrated by Chris Raschka

7: International Beaver Day—The Skydiving Beavers: A True Tale, written by Susan Wood | illustrated by Gijsbert van Fankenhuyzen

8: Draw a Picture of a Bird Day—Birds & Other Animals with Pablo Picasso, First Concepts with Fine Artists, Phaidon Press | illustrations by Pablo Picasso

9: National Inventor’s Month—Whoosh: Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions, written by Chris Barton |illustrated by Don Tate

10: National Siblings Day—Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation, written by Ted Staunton | illustrated by Mika Song

11: National Library Workers Day—Library Day, written by Anne Rockwell | illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell

12: It’s National Humor Month—Meet the McKaws, by Ged Adamson

13: National Make Lunch Count Day—The Bear Ate Your Sandwich, by Julia Sarcone-Roach

14: National Garden Month—Rabbit Stew and Q & A with Author/Illustrator Wendy Wahman, by Wendy Wahman

15: Take a Wild Guess Day—Are You a Monkey? A Tale of Animal Charades, by Marine Rivoal | English adaptation by Maria Tunney

 16: Wear Your Pajamas to Work Day—Piggies in Pajamas, written by Michelle Meadows | illustrated by Ard Hoyt

17: International Haiku Poetry Day—Hi, Koo! A Year of Seasons, by Jon J Muth

18: World Heritage Day—School Days Around the World, written by Margriet Ruurs | illustrated by Alice Feagan

19: Banana Day—Bananas in My Ears, by Michael Rosen | illustrated by Quentin Blake

20: National Adopt a Greyhound Day—A Greyhound, A Groundhog, written by Emily Jenkins | illustrated by Chris Appelhans

21: Celebrate Diversity Month—The Ugly Dumpling, written by Stephanie Campisi |illustrated by Shahar Kober

22: Earth Day—Finding Wild, written by Megan Wagner Lloyd | illustrated by Abigail Halpin

23: World Book and Copyright Day—Good Night, Little Sea Otter, written by Janet Halfmann | illustrated by Wish Williams

24: It’s Car Care Month—Cowboy Car, written by Jeanie Franz Ransom | illustrated by Ovi Nedelcu

25: National DNA Day—When I Grow Up, by Anita Bijsterbosch

26: Humor Month—Quit Calling Me a Monster!, written by Jory John | illustrated by Bob Shea

27: Tell a Story Day—A Symphony of Cowbells, written by Heather Preusser | illustrated by Eileen Ryan Ewen

28: It’s the Week of the Young Child—I Want to Grow, by Ged Adamson

29: National Go Birding Day—Repost of Mr. Brown’s Fantastic Hat, by Ayano Imaí

30: National Honesty Day—Repost of Tell the Truth B B Wolf, by Judy Sierra and Jotto Seibold