Welcome to the May and June 2018 issue of Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews. I have put together a wonderful collection of reviews for you for this issue, and I hope you enjoy reading the reviews as much as I have enjoyed writing them.

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Editor's Choice

Poetree

Poetree

by Shauna LaVoy Reynolds

Sylvia feels like celebrating. Winter is on its way out and it looks like spring is here to stay. For Sylvia, the perfect way to welcome spring is to write a poem, and so this is what she does. When the poem is complete she ... 
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Special Feature

Art and Artists: For this issue's special feature, I look at books about art and artists that are for readers of all ages. Some of these book are histories and biographies, some are stories, and some are how-to books that will inspire young artists to try creating their own works of art.

Seasonal Feature

Summer is here! At long last the cold and wet days are behind us and children can look forward to many weeks of sunshine and play time outdoors. Some families begin the season by visiting their local pool or by going to the beach. Meals are eaten outside, barbecues are fired up, and summer vacations are planned and anticipated. Celebrate the summer season with some wonderful books for readers of all ages here on Through the Looking Glass

Series Spotlight

Every month TTLG chooses a series to spotlight. The series can be from any genre, and it may be complete, or a project that is ongoing. This month: The Creatrilogy Collection. These are  wonderful picture books about the creative process.

Author/Illustrator Spotlight

Every month TTLG highlights the work and life of an author or illustrator. This month's spotlight features

Peter H. Reynolds

Organization Spotlight

NorthSouth publishes primarily picture and board books for children ages 1-8. Our authors and illustrators are from all over the world—Europe, Asia, Australia, and the United States.  Our mission ... 
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TTLG Book Giveaway!

Every so often TTLG gives books away to our readers.  Check back regularly to see what is available.

This month Through The Looking Glass Children’s Book Review has one copy of each of these books to give away.

Bookish Calendar

Every month TTLG creates a calendar of birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. Many calendar items are linked to reviews of books we think you will enjoy reading.  Through the linked books you can find out about people who have influenced history, events that have shaken the world, and celebrate holidays you enjoy. Check back here every issue to find interesting titles.

For Readers, Authors, Illustrators, Publishers

For Authors and Illustrators: This page is for children's book authors and illustrators. Here they find how to submit books for review, and lists of resources to help in their work.

For Publishers: This page is for children's book publishers. Here they find how to submit books for review, how TTLG can help publicize their books, and how to sign up for TTLG's monthly editorial calendar.