November is the month to celebrate the print picture book! Every day a new essay by a "picture book champion" celebrating picture books can be found at http://picturebookmonth.com.
Lots of other fun activities can be found on the site as well. I particularly like the calendar. I thought it might be fun to take each day's theme from the calendar and see if I can find a picture book in my own collection that fits the theme. If you want to play along, post picture books you own or love that fit the theme in the comments. I'd love to see what everyone comes up with. So, starting today, the first daily theme is Ocean. I think The Walloping Window Blind by Charles E. Carryl, illustrated by Jim LaMarche fits the theme pretty well: