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Flashback Week – Post #2 ~ Have Fun, Molly Lou Mellow – Patty Lovell

Here is another favorite:

We have been anxiously awaiting the publication of this book! We attended a book talk about a year ago at our local library where illustrator David Catrow was a guest. He spoke about illustrating the Molly Melon sequel and shared a draft with us.

Our family loves Stand Tall, Molly Lou […]

Flashback Week – Post #1 ~ A Magical Day with Matisse – Julie Merberg and Suzanne Bober

This week I am featuring some old favorites.

The Mini Masters Series has been a favorite in our home since our daughter was very, very little. These board books feature the works of world-renowned artists coupled with lyrical text. A Magical Day with Matisse starts with an invitation to come out and play and then […]

The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster and Jules Feiffer

I still remember reading The Phantom Tollbooth when I was a child. I encouraged our daughter to get it when we were at the library. She loved it too! Milo’s adventure and the play on words throughout the book delighted. We had the best time talking about this book and the choices we thought Milo […]

The Never Ending Story – Michael Ende

Fantasy adventure stories are always a hit with our daughter. The Never Ending Story did not disappoint. With a hero’s quest filled with lessons and the opportunity to meet a wide variety of whimsical creatures along the way, The Never Ending Story is delight.


The Familiars – Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson

The Familiars is a fast moving fantasy based series which features animals. Our daughter has delighted in reading them! As a parent, I love them because they are filled with adventure but are not too scary for a sensitive child. This series is a winner!

Pocket Prayers for Moms – Max Lucado with Andrea Lucado

Max Lucado has released six small pocket prayer books. They are specifically targeted to – Moms, Dads, Teachers, Graduates, Friends, and Military Life. Each book includes 40 uplifting prayers which have companion Bible verses. These books would make lovely gifts.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Litfuse Publicity Group, no other compensation […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Rose’s Garden – Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds is one of my all time favorite authors. His books always appear simple but supply BIG messages. Rose’s Garden takes the reader on a fantastical journey around the world with Rose and her vehicle of choice – a magical teapot. While on her travels, Rose gathers seed from each locale. She finally […]

101 Ways to Have Fun: Things You Can Do with Friends, Anytime! – From the Editors of FaithGirlz!

This nifty book is part of the FaithGirlz! series and is full of fun, age-appropriate activities for tween/teen girls. Many of the activities are perfect to do with friends. I know our daughter will delight in exploring the options with her friends in the months and years ahead. This one is a winner!

While this […]