Posts Categorized: Rabbit in the Moon

  • Brave in the Water

    Brave in the Water by Stephanie Wildman, illustrated by Jenni Feidler-Aguilar, is a picture book about a small boy who takes his first steps down into a pool. He had been so afraid. But despite his fear, he dips his face into the water. This was his first step in learning how to swim. I…

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  • A Feast for Joseph Honors Grandmothers

    In a Feast for Joseph by OD Bonny and me, Joseph imagines the day when his grandmother will travel from South Sudan to Portland, Maine where he now lives. Illustrator Ken Daley makes the grandmother ever present in the book as Joseph imagines the day she will come. Here’s a sneak preview of Ken’s illustration….

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  • Outstanding International Books

    Sonabai Rajawar, a young mother forced by her husband to not leave her home in the Indian village of Puhphutara, begins to fill her days working with the natural clay she found near the well where she washed clothes.

  • A Picture Book From Iran: An Umbrella With White Butterflies

    An Umbrella With White Butterflies by Farhad Hassanzadeh, illustrated by Ghazaleh Bigdelou is a story about how four children unknowingly impact one another on the eve of the new year. Today as I write this, it’s World Read Aloud Day, a celebration of reading with children all over the world. This book of interconnection, An…

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