Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Book of the Week — All The World

I've fallen in love with this sweet new book by Liz Garton Scanlon, called All the World. (I've fallen in love with Marla Frazen's illustrations as well.) Reading it is very calming. The perfect book to read right before naptime. It's a book you'll be glad is on your bookshelves.


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Blogger Mikaela said...

I LOVE this book! The librarian (at the school where I teach) was part of the Caldecott Selection Committee this year. He shared this with us earlier in the year and then again when he returned (as it was one they selected for a Caldecott Honor Medal). Such a beautiful book!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 1:16:00 PM EST  
Blogger MoolyBee said...

So beautiful! Her illustrations remind me of The Little House just a little in the 'all the world's a garden' picture.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 1:39:00 PM EST  
Blogger molly said...

read this book to my boys at the bookstore the other day. loved it too! need to make a trip back to buy it :)

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 1:43:00 PM EST  
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Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 2:57:00 PM EST  
Blogger Design Mom said...

Mikaela - How cool to be on the Caldecott Selection Committee. Totally jealous of your librarian. I heart Caldecotts.

MoolyBee - I can totally see the Little House reference.

Molly - For sure. You have to get it. It's a winner.

red or gray art - I fully agree.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 7:06:00 PM EST  
Blogger Kelly said...

We recently checked that book out at the library. I liked it, but it wasn't one I HAD to have.

One we also recently read that I just had to have was Friday My Radio Flyer Flew by Zachary Pullen.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 9:45:00 PM EST  
Blogger vanessa said...

I've never seen this before, but am heading to the library tomorrow--I hope they have it!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 9:53:00 PM EST  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

It really is a beautifully illustrated book. I especially love all of the babywearing that happens throughout the book. Gorgeous.


Tuesday, February 9, 2010 at 11:18:00 PM EST  
Blogger JK_in_KC said...

Love Marla Frazee's illustrations in 7 Silly Eaters, too.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at 4:43:00 PM EST  
Blogger WanderChow said...

We've been reading this book, got it from the library. Fantastic illustrations!

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 at 10:28:00 PM EST  

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