"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go" —Dr. Seuss. BUT, you don't have to take my word for it—Arlo's Book Club is here to advise you! We've gathered some of Arlo's favorite children's books for this post. Which ones do you have in your library?
How many wonderful things can we say about Rain, by Linda Ashman, with illustrations by Red Cap Artist, Christian Robinson? Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award, Christian Robinson makes us proud with this story: "A happy little boy and a grumpy man experience the same rainy day very differently—until a random encounter influences both of them for the better."
Another favorite: Mr Tiger Goes Wild by Caldecott Honor artist, Peter Brown. A New York Times bestseller, an IndieBound bestseller, and an ALA Notable Book, Mr. Tiger Goes Wild is about a tiger who finds that there is a "time and place for everything...even going wild."
"The blue dog is in. The red dog is out." This one was edited by Dr. Seuss, hence the familiar semantic style. Go, Dog. Go! by P. D. Eastman is a vintage favorite about mobile dogs--obviously! We love the illustration and poetic style.
Last but not least, The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli. Probably the sweetest little book trailer you've ever seen, and an illustrative nod to Bernard Waber, The Watermelon Seed (pictured) is a delight, about an alligator who eats a watermelon seed--and the panic that ensues!
What are your favorites??