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The Sour Grape – Jory John

The Sour Grape is an entertaining story with a big lesson. This humorous tale is delightfully illustrated and would make a wonderful read aloud for all instructional levels. This book is the perfect example of the power of picture books for learners of all ages. A gem to be read and enjoyed!

Title: The Sour Grape

Author:

Jory John

Publisher:

HarperCollins

Release Date:

2022-11

Pages:

40

Little Hoot – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

With a similar slant to the previous best seller Little Pea, Little Hoot is a fun bedtime story. Rather than stay up late as his parents desire, Little Hoot wants nothing more than to go to bed early like all of his friends. A truly charming story.

Title: Little Hoot Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Chronicle Books

Release Date:

2008

Pages:

36

The Lantern House – Erin Napier

The Lantern House features a beautiful house becoming a family home not just once but twice. Watercolor like illustrations make the text come alive in this quiet, gentle book which can be thoroughly enjoyed by young and old alike. This one is a winner!

Title: The Lantern House Author: Erin Napier Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Release Date:

May 24, 2022

Pages:

40

God Made Babies: Helping Parents Answer the Baby Question – Justin S. Holcomb and Lindsey A. Holcomb

God Made Babies is a wonderful introductory book from a Christian world viewpoint that is age appropriate for preschool and early elementary-age children. This is the latest addition to the God Made Me Series, and it is another winner. It uses easy to understand text, engaging illustrations, and scriptural truths. Of particular note is the […]

The Light Before Christmas: A Family Advent Devotional – Marty Machowski

The Light Before Christmas is an outstanding advent devotional for the whole family. The devotionals focus on light and the role it has in the Christmas story and ultimately our salvation. Thirteen devotionals are included in the book which allows for three devotionals each week of advent plus a final devotional for Christmas day. Each […]

The Stories of God (and Kiki) – Dave Connis

This is the second book in the Made in His Image series, and it is another winner. Connis provides an engaging story with a powerful message. The colorful illustrations truly bring the story to life.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by WaterBrook Press, no other compensation was given. All remarks are my […]

The Acrostic Salvation: A Rhyming Soteriology for Kids – Jonathan Gibson and Timothy Brindle

The Acrostic Salvation is organized as an alphabet book and features words related to salvation. Each letter features a word or words coupled with scriptural references that support the text and a simple illustration. The book concludes with a basic truths section that include the Lord’s Prayer, the 10 Commandments, and the Apostles’ Creed.

While […]

That’s Me Loving You – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

That’s Me Loving You is a wonderful book that features the unconditional love of a parent. It would be a terrific story to share to support a child who was a bit nervous/cautious about being apart from a parent while at pre-school or other activities. A lovely read-aloud picture book option.

Title: That's Me Loving You

Author:

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Genre:

Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Random House Books for Young Readers

Release Date:

2016

Pages:

40

Blast from the Past ~ The Dot – Peter H. Reynolds

Couldn’t help but revisit my very favorite Peter H. Reynolds book this month…

The Dot is perhaps my favorite picture book of all time. The Dot introduces us to Vashti a little girl who is not very eager about art class. Her art teacher encourages her to “make her mark”. With gentle guidance from her […]

Little Happy Dreamer – Peter H. Reynolds

The power and the promise found in dreaming is celebrated in Little Happy Dreamer. This book would be wonderful to share with little ones, but it could also be easily used as a read aloud with older students. Beautiful illustrations and an encouraging message for all readers make this one a winner.

Title: Little Happy Dreamer

Author:

Peter H. Reynolds

Genre:

Juvenile Fiction

Publisher:

Cartwheel Books

Release Date:

2020-10

Pages:

20