Here’s a list of more of my favorite recently published picture books.
Order these books in from your local library or go read them at your local bookstore. Fill out a picture book rubric for each one and put it in your personal writer’s notebook so you can evaluate each picture book from a writer’s point of view. Post reviews about these picture books on your blog. Give 5-star reviews of these books on Goodreads and Amazon. Use these books as springboards of inspiration to help you become a better picture book writer.
Read these and enjoy!
Grandma’s Smile by Randy Siegel
Hooray for Amanda and Her Alligator by Mo Willems
I Don’t Want to Be a Pea by Ann Bonwill
If I Could Keep You Little Marianne Richmond
I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden by Mary Quattlebaum
Just Because You’re Mind by Sally Lloyd-Jones
The Kiss Box by Bonnie Verburg
The Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand
Listen to My Trumpet! by Mo Willems
Little Dog Lost: The True Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic by Monica Carnesi
Little White Rabbit by Kevin Henkes
Lizards by Sneed B. Gollard III
Love Waves by Rosemary Wells
Looking at Lincoln by Maira Kalman
Marshmallow by Clara Turley Newbery
Me…Jane by Patrick McDonnell
Me and Meow by Adam Gudeon
My Garden by Kevin Henkes
Join the Picture Book Celebration!!!
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