Tag Archives: @IslaBooks

April 08

What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada – Review by Isla Cunningham

Something happens to us as we get older.  We used to have time to dream and to ask ourselves, “What if?”  Then we had even more time to let each scenario play out- to watch it crumble or watch it grow.  Now we don’t have time for anything.  We don’t have time to communicate unless […]

The Day the Crayons Quit. Words by Drew Daywalt. Pictures by Oliver Jeffers. Review by Isla Cunningham.

My first bike was thistle.  The metal slide at school was raw umber.  My first car was midnight blue.   My prom dress was carnation pink.  After that, my memories become a little hazy and smeared in grey.  Then a book like The Day the Crayons Quit comes along and reminds me how a colorful life feels, smells, and tastes- with crayons.  Drew […]