Thursday, March 8, 2018

Cover Up: Orange you glad, picture books.

This feature I will just gab, remark, feature book covers. 

For this Cover Up we will be featuring our favorite children's picture books, with primarily orange covers.

Fairy ABCFairy ABC by 
John McLoughlin 

“Fairy ABC” is an alphabet book, which was firstly published by McLoughlin Bros. in 1880.
Each letter of the alphabet book “Fairy ABC” is colorfully illustrated with a fairytale character and has a poem about it. Among the fairytale characters are Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, Humpty Dumpty and others.

Larry & Family
Larry and Family by Victoria Anderson

The Johnson family are a very interesting bunch. Larry is a fun loving cat who likes relaxing in mum’s dressing gown and dad’s slippers and is never too far away from mischief. The children, Emily, Daisy and Jack, learn to love reading books with the help of Mum, Ken the smart parrot and old Helga, their next door neighbour.

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Lon Po Po By Ed Young

"Not for the faint-hearted, Lon Po Po (Grandmother Wolf), is a tale of a menacing danger and courage....(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's best efforts."

Crispin: The Pig Who Had It All
Crispsin: The Pig Who Had it All by Ted Dewan

“What do you get someone who has everything? Crispin Tamworth is about to find out. Crispin is the pig who has it all. And each Christmas he gets even more. But his toys always break or become boring. This year Santa has left Crispin a mysterious box that promises to be the "very best thing in the whole wide world." What could it possibly be?

Do Monsters Have Birthdays?
Do Monsters Have Birthdays? By Jasmine Williams

Come along on an epic adventure of a lifetime when a curious little girls’ mother tells her that she gets one more question before she has to go to bed. The little girl asks her do monsters have birthdays? Mom is too sleepy to answer and puts the little girl to bed. Before the little girl falls asleep a silly monster comes from under her bed and takes her on an unforgettable journey answering all of her questions in a way she could never imagine!


  1. Lon Po Po is such a scary cover for a children's book! It sounds really good, though. Thanks for sharing these!

    1. I know! I was debating if I should put it on this list or not, but it actually looks really good.

    2. It does look good. I think you made the right choice. :)


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