Sunday Picture Book Event!
Remarkable Picture Books for Young Readers!
Take a deep breath, relax, and sit back with any of these cozy picture books that entertains and calms with every page!
Find books that are perfect for a relaxed afternoon — and storytime at home — by joining us for this virtual Picture Book event with Books of Wonder! Meet award-winning authors/illustrators and their four superb picture book titles by joining us online for a wonderful read-aloud event to spark your young reader's lifelong love of books.
- Buddha and the Rose: A Mindfulness Story for Kids by MALLIKA CHOPRA, a gorgeously illustrated picture book about the myth of the Buddha and the ease of a simple rose.
Will It Be Okay? — illustrated by JESSICA LOVE. A child wonders how everything will work out in the midst of harrowing bee stings, thunderstorms, and loss — arriving at the honest answer of how things can be okay with a little bit of love. The re-release of a classic!
Magnolia Flower — illustrated by LOVEIS WISE. A young Afro-Indigenous girl longs for freedom in this irreplaceable adaptation of a Zora Neale Hurston folktale. Fall for Magnolia's vibrant spirit, and all the courage in her heart of hearts. By New York Times bestselling writer Ibram X. Kendi!
- All Are Neighbors by ALEXANDRA PENFOLD and SUZANNE KAUFMAN. When a new family moves in, the whole neighborhood comes together to celebrate their diverse community in this uplifting new book from the bestselling creators of All Are Welcome! Signed books available!
UPDATE: Unfortunately, HOLLY ROBINSON PEETE (Charlie Makes a Splash) has to cancel participation in Sunday’s event. However, we still have Signed Bookplates available! Discover this fun-filled story about the magic of water and swimming, from the perspective of a child on the autism spectrum. Click here to find out more!
Sunday, September 11th at 1:00PM EST via Crowdcast!
For all Books of Wonder events, we expect all participants to maintain a family friendly atmosphere, inclusive of respect and fairness. Anyone who violates this standard of behavior, including engaging in any form of harassment, inappropriate language, or disruptive conduct, will, at our discretion, be immediately removed.