remarkable biography of Margaret Wise Brown

Remarkable Biography of Margaret Wise Brown


Today I have a picture book which shares the remarkable biography of Margaret Wise Brown. She is the gal who wrote such classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. She was also a little kooky, which makes for the best biographies. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t…

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New Offering from Stuart Gibbs


Today I have a new offering from Stuart Gibbs.  Gibbs is without a doubt one of those go to writers that just produces stories that kids want to read.  His latest book is no exception. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or by email so that you don’t miss a single story that keeps the…

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Dealing with a Prickly Personality


Today I have a book about dealing with a prickly personality.  Hank just wants to be left alone, or does he? Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by email so that you don’t miss a single story where being alone is never better than having friends who love you, prickles and all. Title: Nobody…

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Childhood in South Africa


Today I have a book by Trevor Noah about his childhood in South Africa.  It is an adaptation from his adult novel.  I had absolutely no idea how powerful this book would be.  Nor did I understand before reading it, what Trevor Noah went through being biracial in a country where his birth was literally a crime.  I handed it…

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Where Do Animals Go on Vacation?


Today I have a book that answers the question “Where do animals go on vacation?” Would you believe that your house is the perfect spot?  In this fun twist, readers discover how animals enjoy their time off while we are away in the woods and let’s just say a dance party is not out of the question. Don’t forget to…

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What the Grownups Should Read


Today I am profiling what the grownups should read.  While I almost exclusively read kid’s books, every year at BookExpo I make a point of going to the Adult Book Buzz.  These are the books that are expected to resonate with readers in the months ahead.  Hey, their track record is pretty good.  In the last 3 years, 11 titles…

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