Eric Carle (Paperback)
Genre: Fiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Theme: Nature
Eric Carle is a favorite author and illustrator among young children. "Draw Me a Star" is a good children's picture book for preschoolers, kindergarteners and first graders. An artist first draws a star, then a sun, then a tree, and so on. As with Eric Carle's other picture books, the colors are bright, bold and strong. The paperback book also tells children how to draw a star.
Anne Rockwell, Holly Keller (Hardcover)
Genre: Nonfiction - Children's Picture Books; Book Themes: Animals, Growing Up, Nature
"Growing Like Me" by Anne Rockwell and Holly Keller, tells about how animals and plants grow in nature. Anne Rockwell's texts are short and informative. Holly Keller's pictures are bright and uncluttered. "Growing Like Me" is a good picture book for toddlers and preschoolers to read.