The Best Children’s Books of 2012

Happy New Year! In keeping with the CAPC tradition of year-end lists of our favorite things, I’ve been reviewing my reading of the past year. 2012 provided an array of delightful picture books for children. I tried my best to narrow them down to a Top 5, but ended up with 6. In any case, I noticed as I was compiling my list that each of them can in some way be classified as a meta-narrative—a story about stories. Meta-narrative is one of my favorite ways to approach story, because it highlights … [Read more...]