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Favorite First Day of School Book!

See larger image The Kissing Hand (The Kissing Hand Series) 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.  […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden – Edith Pattou

See larger image Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden Looking for a lovely book to give to a beloved teacher at the end of the year?  Mrs. Spitzer’s garden is a winner!  This post was originally published on 01/11/10.

Beautiful pictures coupled with simple text provide a powerful message. Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden highlights the impact and influence […]

So Few of Me – Peter H. Reynolds

See larger image So Few of Me An old favorite has come back today for Way Back Wednesday!  This review was originally posted on August 24, 2009.

Have you ever wished that there could magically be another you in order to have two to tackle your to do list?!  Leo is a really busy […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Our Favorite Easter Book

See larger image The Flowering Cross Reading this book has become a special Easter tradition for our family.

The Flowering Cross was a very quick favorite for our daughter. It is a touching Easter story which focuses on the transformational power of God’s love.

Katie is a six year old little girl who truly […]

Stickley Makes a Mistake: A Frog Guide to Trying – Brenda S. Miles

See larger image Stickley Makes a Mistake! A Frog’s Guide to Trying Again Stickley Makes a Mistake! is a cute book that explores constructive ways to deal with mistakes and when things simply don’t go the way you had hoped they might.  The illustrations in this book are bright and colorful.  This is a […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ Can I Tell You a Secret – Anna Kang

See larger image Can I Tell You a Secret? We recently went to a book signing and met Anna Kang.  At the event, we learned that Monty will be featured in another book which will debut next fall.  Our family is eager to read it!  This review was originally posted on August 29, 2016.

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Way Back Wednesday ~ Cloudette – Tom Litchtenheld

See larger image Cloudette This post was originally published on September 26, 2011.

Cloudette is a favorite at our home.  Our daughter delights in reading about Cloudette, the sweet little cumulus cloud who enjoys her life as a little cloud but longs to do big and important things like the other clouds.  After being […]

Land Shark – Beth Ferry

See larger image Land Shark Land Shark tells the tale of Bobby and his birthday wish.  He wants a shark for a pet.  With time, Bobby finds room in his heart for his new pet which is truly right for him.  This is a delightful story that is enhanced with great illustrations.  It is a perfect read-aloud book.

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Awesome Dawson – Chris Gall

See larger image Awesome Dawson Awesome Dawson is a fun book about a little boy who loves to collect “junk” and then turn those things into treasures.  As his skills as an engineer continue to grow, Dawson builds a machine that will do his chores for him.  Unfortunately, the machine is a bit too […]

Little Mouse’s Big Valentine – Thacher Hurd

See larger image Little Mouse’s Big Valentine This is my favorite Valentine’s Day book in our collection.  Little Mouse has a very big valentine that he wants to share, but none of his friends are interested because it is just too big.  As he ponders how to solve his dilemma, Little Mouse makes a […]