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The Secret Destiny of Pixie Piper – Annabelle Fisher

The Secret Destiny of Pixie Piper is a fun book which features Pixie Piper and her pet goose named Destiny.  Being one of Mother Goose’s relatives is no easy task especially when you are a fifth grade girl.  This fantasy tale is a highly enjoyable read that features positive lessons about friendship with lots of […]

Can I Tell You a Secret – Anna Kang

Can I Tell You a Secret is a precious book that features a little frog with a big secret – He is scared of the water and cannot swim!  This would be a problem for anyone to be sure, but it is a huge problem for a frog.  Ultimately, Monty the frog learns that conquering […]

Me and Annie McPhee – Olivier Dunrea

Me and Annie McPhee is a great read-aloud that features beautiful art work and an entertaining story that includes cumulative counting.  It is a perfect pick for preschool and kindergarten children.

Favorite 1st Day of School Book!

This post is a flash from the past.  It was originally published in 2011.

The Kissing Hand is an old favorite to read at the start of the school year.  Little Chester Raccoon is hesitant to leave his mother’s side and go to school.  She assures him that he will love school once he is […]

Blogging Vacation

I am taking a week off to enjoy the last week of summer vacation with our little lady.  My next new post will be August 22nd. 

Silly Wonderful You – Sherri Duskey Rinker

Silly Wonderful You lovingly presents all of the changes that come with the arrival of a child in a sweet and loving way. Darling pictures that have a bit of a vintage feel enhance the text. This one would make a lovely baby shower gift.

Miracle in Music City – Natalie Grant

Today our daughter is providing her first official review to the blog.

Miracle in Music City is part of the Faithgirlz series.  It provides a good lesson about the importance of being brave and taking risks.  I really enjoyed it.  It was an awesome book!

While this complimentary book was provided for review by Thomas […]

Woodpecker Wants a Waffle – Steve Breen

Woodpecker Wants a Waffle is a fun book featuring a savvy woodpecker who uses his creativity in order to get a highly desired waffle.  Colorful art work enhances the text of this enjoyable read-aloud.

Dodgers – Bill Beverly

Dodgers is an unforgettable thriller.  The book details the life of a young gang member named East, who is traveling across the country, in order to kill a key witness.  Ultimately, the trip across the country provides an opportunity for East to see the world beyond East Los Angeles, and the time to think about […]