Children's Book List

Reviews of Children's Literature

Emily’s Blue Period

Written By: Cathleen Daly
Illustrated By: Lisa Brown

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Emily’s Blue Period

Summary: After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.

Rating: 3 ***

It’s a story about Picasso and divorce, but most importantly love.

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The Scraps Book

By: Lois Ehlert

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The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life

Summary: Ehlert opens the doors to her studio and to her life and shares her thoughts about her creative process in this moving, intimate, and inspiring glimpse into her colorful world.

Rating: 2 **

An interesting concept, but it doesn’t hold the attention of young children.

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