International Children’s Book Day

It’s International Children’s Book Day. From the classic Esperanza Rising to Majn Alef Bejs (which I won’t be able to read–it’s in Yiddish–but plan on enjoying the fantastic art), these are a few that are on my list. What’s on yours?

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The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket
by John Boyne, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

New Zealand

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes
by Eve Sutton, illustrated by Lynley Dodd


Esperanza Rising
by Pam Munoz Ryan


Majn Alef Bejs
by Jehoszua Kaminski, illustrated by Urszula Palusinska


Inside the Rainbow
by Julian Rothenstein