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There’s Nothing to Do! – Dev Petty

Frog is back, and this time he is frustrated because there is nothing to do. After much searching and frustration, he gets a bit of insight from a frog friend who encourages him to enjoy the world around him. Ultimately, Frog finds joy and peace as he takes in the wonder of nature.

Title: There's Nothing to Do!

Author:

Dev Petty

Genre:

JUVENILE FICTION

Publisher:

Doubleday Books for Young Readers

Release Date:

2017

Pages:

32

I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep – Dev Petty

A recent trip to the library allowed for the discovery of a few new Dev Petty books.

I Don’t Want to Go to Sleep features our froggy friend from I Don’t Want to be a Frog puzzling over how frogs get to spend the winter. Initially, our frog friend wants to spend the winter having […]

Way Back Wednesday ~ I Don’t Want to be a Frog – Dev Petty

This review was originally posted on May 18, 2015.

Our daughter is crazy about frogs and was a bit skeptical when she saw this book. The story focuses on a frog who isn’t very comfortable in his own green skin. He imagines life would be much better as a cat, or a pig, or perhaps […]

The Somethingosaur – Tony Mitton

The Somethingosaur is a delightful rhyming tale that features a brave little newborn creature who is on the search for his family and his home during the time of the dinosaurs. This book is beautifully illustrated and includes a fun surprise at the end for the reader. This one is a winner!

Title: The Somethingosaur Author:

Tony Mitton, Russell Ayto,

Genre:

Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Harpercollinschildren Sbooks

Release Date:

October 8, 2014

Pages:

32

Little Mouse’s Big Valentine – Thacher Hurd

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 new friend and together they come up with […]

Star Bright: A Christmas Story ~ Author – Alison McGhee and Illustrator – Peter H. Reynolds

A Christmas Story is a lovely book that tells the story of an angel who is uncertain what to bring to celebrate the birth of Baby Jesus. Ultimately, she realizes a star that shines brightly is the perfect gift for a king. The text and illustrations in this book work together beautifully to create a […]

You Are: Speaking God’s Word Over Your Children – Emily Assell

You Are is a beautiful board book that shares God love and details just how special and important each precious child is in God’s eyes. Biblical truths are shared in story form as well as being included through the addition of relevant scripture passages. The illustrations in this book are colorful and appealing. This is […]

Puff the Magic Dragon – Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton

Peter from Peter, Paul, and Mary has collaborated with Lenny Lipton to create a children’s book version of the beloved song Puff the Magic Dragon, and it is a winner. The lyrics of the song have been brought to life with amazing full-page illustrations that delight readers of all ages. This book also includes a […]

The Daily Question for You and Your Child: A 3-Year Spiritual Journey – WaterBrook

The Daily Question for You and Your Child is a nifty journal that allows you to capture your child’s thoughts and feelings about a variety of subjects over the course of a three year period. This would be a delightful keepsake to use with a young child, but it would also be terrific to use […]

The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible – Doris Wynbeek Rikkers

This beautifully illustrated children’s Bible story book includes both old and new testament stories. Each story begins with a Bible reference for where the story in full can be found as well as a well selected Bible verse for memorization. The Spirit of God Illustrated Bible is a lovely volume that would make a terrific […]