Julie Booker is an author, a teacher, a librarian and last but not least, the mom of twin toddlers.
All this to say, she knows her picture books!
Her Canadian summer picture book reading list was recently published here on 49th Shelf, an awesome Canadian book website.
Below is her list of the best of the best. For her comments about each one, visit 49th Shelf.com. Click on their book links for more information about each book.
Jelly Belly by Dennis Lee
M is for Moose by Charles Pachter
City Alphabet by Joanne Schwartz and Matt Beam
Eenie Meenie Manitoba by Robert Heidbreder
The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service
Butterscotch Dreams by Sonja Dunn
My pick from here - If you're not Canadian and you've never read The Hockey Sweater by Roch Carrier, get your hands on a copy because you will fall in love with its folk-charm illustrations and true-life story about a boy who loves his Montreal Canadiens hockey team. (If you are Canadian? You've already read it.) Oh, and another way you know Julie Booker knows her books? Her last name, sha-zam!