What Is a River? – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Here's another exquisitely beautiful book in translation from 2021 that nearly missed my radar. Of course it's published by Enchanted Lion. You might think you know what a river is: a strip of water that flows from a source(s) to a delta, whether the mouth of the delta is on the ocean like the Mighty … Continue reading What Is a River? – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Bruno the Beekeeper – Perfect Picture Book Friday

I came across Bruno and his grandmother while I was doing a little research about bees. And what a treat! Translated from Czech, it's a budding apiarist's dream. orig text/illus ©Aneta Františka Holasová translation ©Andrew Lass The book's preface explains how Bruno inherited his bees and how Grandma (yes, a human Grandma) now helps Bruno … Continue reading Bruno the Beekeeper – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Every Color of Light – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Enchanted Lion publishes interesting and thought-provoking books, including books in translation. The title declares that this will be a story about the sky and its varied shades/colors of light. But it feels like it's about so much more: pausing, breathing, listening, taking the time to observe our glorious world. The first image fills only a … Continue reading Every Color of Light – Perfect Picture Book Friday