PEPELT Overview 2021/22

JANUARY Other activities Picturebooks February Award winning Picturebooks MARCH Picturebooks in translation APRIL The Environment MAY Banned picturebooks JUNE Positivity

June: Positivity in Picturebooks

Exclamation Mark Exclamation Mark by Amy Rosenthal & David Lichtenheld (Scholastic Press, 2013) Chosen By : Sandie I am Henry Finch I am Henry Finch by Alexis Deacon, illustrated by Viviane Schwarz (Walker Books 2016) Chosen By : Gail Gretel the Wonder Mammoth Gretel the Wonder Mammoth by Kim Hillyard Ladybird / Penguin Random House 2022 Chosen By…

May: Banned Picturebooks

It’s a book It’s a book, by Lane Smith, Macmillan Children’s Books, 2011 Chosen By : Sandie Where the Wild Things Are Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Picture Puffins 1970) Chosen By : Gail Sylvester and the Magic.. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig … Chosen By : Tatia Egg Drop Egg Drop…

April: Earth Day

Desert girl. Monsoon boy Desert girl. Monsoon boy by Tara Dairman and Archana Sreenivasan (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2020 Chosen By : Sandie The Tin Forest The Tin Forest by Helen Ward, illustrated by Wayne Anderson (Templar Books 2001) Chosen By : Gail Environmental Picturebooks Mars!, Moon!, Sun!, Earth!, Ocean! Our Planet! by Stacy McAnulty, illustrated by David…

March: Translated Picturebooks

Don’t cross the line! Don’t cross the line! By Isabel Minhós Martins & Bernardo Carvalho, Gecko Press, 2017 Chosen By : Sandie A Lion in Paris, A Lion in Paris, by Beatrice Alemagna, Tate 2014 Chosen By : Gail Translated Picturebooks Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, Said the Sloth by Eric CarleImaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer & Oliver Jeffers…

February : Award-winning Picturebooks

Wolves Wolves by Emily Gravett, Macmillan, 2005. (2005 Kate Greenaway Winner) Chosen By : Sandie Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems, Hyperion for Children, 2003. (2004 Caldecott Honor) Chosen By : Gail Mabel and the Mountain Mabel and the Mountain, Kim Hillyard, Ladybird Books, 2020. (Sainsbury’s Children’s Book…

January: Picturebooks with other activities

My Daddy is a Pretzel My Daddy is a Pretzel by Baron Baptiste and illustrated by Sophie Fatus (Barefoot Books, 2004) Chosen By : Sandie Nina: a story of Nina Simone Nina: a story of Nina Simone by Traci N. Todd illustrated by Christian Robinson, Penguin Random House, 2021 Chosen By : Gail Shh! We Have a…