My Favorite Children’s Books starting with the letter Y

For the letter Y

I chose a title, an author, an author and illustrator and an illustrator:


by Stephen Michael King

A simple conversation between a bunny and a bird revolves around friendship and the importance of having each other. Beautifully illustrated with watercolor and ink.


Jane Yolen

for Baby Bear’s Books

illustrated by Melissa Sweet

This book about loving books will incite young children to read. Part of the Baby Bear’s series.




Matilda and Hans

A book about opposites with a surprising ending. Well illustrated


Yoo Taeeun

Only a Witch can Fly

by Allison McGhee

An interesting format idea using a sestina, an old form of poetry going back to the 12th century French troubadours. Beautifully illustrated with a nostalgic touch and old fashion tones.

only a witch    only a witch2




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