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You and Me – Susan Verde

See larger image You and Me You and Me is a terrific book.  This sweet story about friendship is written in rhyming couplet and features darling illustrations from Peter H. Reynolds that truly bring the text alive.  You and Me is a picture book gem that can be equally enjoyed by young readers as […]

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.  […]

The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments: Awesome Things To Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults – Rachel Miller, Holly Homer, and Jamie Harrington

See larger image The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments: Awesome Things To Do With Your Parents, Babysitters and Other Adults Our little lady loves science, and we have had a number of science experiment books over the years.  This one is by far our favorite.  First, the layout of the book is terrific.  Experiments […]

Happy Dreamer – Peter H. Reynolds

See larger image Happy Dreamer Peter H. Reynolds is a favorite author, and his new book Happy Dreamer is a delight.  This sweet tale reminds the reader that dreams are meant to be pursued not put on the back burner until the “right time”.  Many a reader will relate to the struggle of being […]

Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay – Susan Hood

See larger image Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay I first became aware of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay from an episode of 60 Minutes.  This uplifting and inspirational children’s book shares the story of that very special orchestra which is composed of instruments made from recycled trash.  Ada’s Violin […]

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 […]

Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart – Glenys Nellist

See larger image Love Letters from God; Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart features eighteen Bible stories – Nine from the Old Testament and nine from the New Testament that share the contributions of female Bible characters.  Each two page spread is beautifully illustrated […]

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 […]

Sea Otter Rescue – Suzi Eszterhas

See larger image Sea Otter Rescue (Wildlife Rescue) If you like sea otters, you will love this book.  Sea Otters are an endangered species, and this book explains rescue efforts.  It features lots of extremely cute picture of sea otters as well.  It is a great informational resource. New From: $12.56 USD In Stock

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 […]