Books Reviewed for January, 2018

1: Commitment Day—Don’t Forget Dexter!, by Lindsay Ward

2: Motivation and Inspiration Day—Gokul Village and the Magic Fountain, written by Jeni Chapman and Bal Das | illustrated by Charlene Chua

3: Festival of Sleep Day—Trains Don’t Sleep, written by Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum | illustrated by Deidre Gill

4: National Hot Tea Month—Tea with Oliver, by Mika Song

5: National Bird Day—The Lion and the Bird, by Marianne Dubuk

6: Cuddle Up Day—Kisses and Cuddles

7: Tempura Day—My First Book of Japanese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Japanese Language and Culture, written by Michelle Haney Brown | illustrated by Aya Padron

8: Argyle Day—Argyle Fox, by Marie Letourneau 

9: Poetry at Work Day—A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams, written by Jen Bryant | Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

10: Book Blitz Month—Short Stories for Little Monsters, by Marie Louise Gay

11: Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day—Puddle, by Hyewon Yum

12: Creativity Month—Neville, written by Norton Juster | illustrated by G. Brian Karas

13: Make Your Dream Come True Day—Happy Dreamer, by Peter Reynolds

14: Organize Your Home Day—If I Built a House, by Chris Van Dusen

15: International Creativity Month—The Book of Mistakes, written by Corinna Luyken

16: Nothing Day—On a Magical Do-Nothing Day, by Beatrice Alemagna

17: Hobby Month—Prudence the Part-Time Cow, written by Jody Jensen Shaffer | illustrated by Stephanie Laberis

18: International Quality of Life Day—Cowboy Car, written by Jeanie Franz Ransom | illustrated by Ovi Nedelcu

19: Popcorn Day—Popcorn!, written by Elaine Landau | illustrated by Brian Lies

20: National Disc Jockey Day—When the Beat Was Born, written by Laben Carrik Hill | illustrated by Theodore Tayler III

21: National Hugging Day—Hug Machine, by Scott Campbell

22: Celebration of Life Day and Interview with Alison Goldberg—I Love You for Miles and Miles, written by Alison Goldberg | illustrated by Mike Yamada

23: National Handwriting Day and a Book for Multicultural Children’s Book Day—Dear Dragon: A Pen Pal Tale, written by Josh Funk | illustrated by Rodolfo Montalvo

24: Global Belly Laugh Day—The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, written by Drew DeWalt | illustrated by Adam Rex

25: Opposite Day—When an Elephant Falls in Love, written by Davide Cali | illustrated by Alice Lotti

26: National Hobby Month—A Hat for Mrs. Goldman, a Story of Knitting and Love, Written by Michelle Edwards | Illustrated by G. Brian Karas

27: National Seed Swap Day—The Bad Seed, written by Jory John | illustrated by Pete Oswald

28: International Have Fun at Work Day—Snowmen at Work, written by Caroline Buehner | illustrated by Mark Buehner

29: Book Blitz Month—Fossil by Fossil: Comparing Dinosaur Bones, written by Sara Levine | Illustrated by T.S Spookytooth

30: Creativity Month—It’s Great Being a Dad, written by Dan Bar-el | illustrated by Gina Perry

31: Inspire Your Heart with Art Day—Seen Art?, Written by Jon Scieszka | Illustrated by Lane Smith