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The Perfect Picture Book
Authors and illustrators share what their picture books are perfect for

Remembering Sundays With Grandpa


⬇️ Author Lauren H. Kerstein shares about their picture book REMEMBERING SUNDAYS WITH GRANDPA.

✨ "This is the perfect picture book for exploring the fact that love lives on forever."

📚 "This book can also be used to help children identify and hold onto fond memories during times of grief. "

Author: Lauren H. Kerstein

Illustrator: Nanette Regan

Publisher: Beaming Books

Publication Date: Nov 2023


📌 www.LaurenKerstein.net

📌 @LaurenKerstein

Papá's Magical Water-Jug Clock


⬇️ Author Jesus Trejo shares about their picture book PAPÁ'S MAGICAL WATER-JUG CLOCK.

✨ "This is the perfect picture book for anyone looking for a portrait of a working-class Mexican American family. It showcases family, love, and work ethic. A heartwarming story told through the lens of little Jesus Trejo who is excited to be able to help with the family landscaping business."

📚 "This book can also be used to point to a story that is all too common in our communities but rarely explored in kids' books. Especially through this upbeat and funny story."

Author: Jesus Trejo

Illustrator: Eliza Kinkz

Publisher: Astra Kids Books / Minerva

Publication Date/Year: June 6th, 2023


📌 Instagram: @jesustrejo1

More Than You Imagine


⬇️ Author Thelia Hutchinson shares about their picture book MORE THAN YOU IMAGINE. 

✨ "This is the perfect picture book for families and loved ones. This book expresses and showcases parental love and embraces different family dynamics. The love for a child is universal and parents will always be there to support their children."

📚 "This book can also be used to teach about love, hope, encouragement, and support."

Author: Thelia Hutchinson

Illustrator: Adriana Predoi

Publisher: Soaring Kite Books

Publication Date/Year: April 2, 2024


📌 Website: www.theliahutchinson.com 

📌 Instagram: @thelia341

📌 X (Twitter): @TheliaHutchins1

📌 Instagram for Adriana Predoi: @adriillustration

📌 Soaring Kite Books: www.soaringkitebooks.com 

📌 Soaring Kite Books Instagram: @soaringkitebooks