Perfect Picture Book Friday: LIBRARY’S MOST WANTED Plus Giveaway

Happy Perfect Picture Book Friday, dear friends!

As a lover of libraries, I’m a sucker for any picture book that has a library theme. And so, when I saw this one that just launched THIS WEEK, I knew I wanted to turn the spotlight on it. Plus, the author and publisher are providing a brand new copy as a giveaway! Woo-Hoo!! And the author, Carolyn Leiloglou, will be stopping by to visit with us tomorrow for a Q&A…and you won’t want to miss her amazing dessert recipe!

library's most wantedLIBRARY’S MOST WANTED

Written by Carolyn Leiloglou

Illustrated by Sarah Pogue

Published by Pelican Publishing (2020)

Ages: 4-8

Themes: Librarians, reading, ingenuity

Synopsis: From Amazon:

Libby longs to be a great librarian like her aunt Nora, and it just chaps her hide when kids vandalize books. She hangs up Wanted posters to drive the “outlaws” from her “territory.” But when she realizes that a librarian’s real job isn’t protecting books but connecting them with readers, she must find a way to lure them back.

Why I love this book:

  • It’s all about developing a love for books and reading…a subject very close to my heart.
  • And it’s also about learning to care for others, because as important as books might be, people are even more important.
  • Great illustrations that engage the reader from the first page to the last.
  • Wonderful cowboy word play that helps give the reader a flavor of the old West.



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We are all looking forward to the day our wonderful libraries reopen!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. Please come back tomorrow for our chat with author Carolyn Leiloglou. And don’t forget to leave a comment to be entered in the giveaway of a copy of LIBRARY’S MOST WANTED!

If you are looking for more wonderful picture book recommendations, please visit Susanna Hill’s Perfect Picture Book Friday posts. And for a fabulous list of more than ONE THOUSAND picture book reviews, broken down into categories and with accompanying resources and activities, check out Susanna’s Perfect Picture Book page.

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