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The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot – Scott Magoon

The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot is a fun spin on the story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. This one is filled with darling illustrations as well as some great vocabulary. It also teaches an important life lesson.

Title: The Boy Who Cried Bigfoot! Author: Scott Magoon Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster Release Date:

February 5, 2013

Pages:

48

East Dragon, West Dragon – Robyn Eversole

East Dragon, West Dragon is an enjoyable tale of two dragons who live on opposite sides of the world and like it that way. Each of the dragons has a healthy degree of fear about the other, but a day comes when they meet each other. This little gem has a big message that is […]

Don’t Blink – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Don’t Blink is a great little book. It is an interactive tale which features a darling little grey owl. This story is a perfect bedtime story especially for little ones who may be a bit reluctant for the day to end.

 

Way Back Wednesday – First Day of School

Today is our daughter’s first day of middle school, and the message of The Dot seemed the perfect way to start the year. Looking forward to a great one!

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 […]

Will You Help Me Fall Asleep? – Anna Kang

Monty the Frog is back in a sweet new book. This time he needs help trying to fall asleep. He is having a hard time getting settled for the night due to his excitement about the boat races the next day. Will You Help Me Fall Asleep? is a great bedtime read with bright, engaging […]

What the Bible is All About Bible Handbook for Kids – Frances Blankenbaker

Although written for young children, this little gem can be read and used by anyone. It provides outlines for each chapter of the Bible as well as maps, charts, time lines, and illustrations that help make study of the Bible easier. This one is a winner!

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Pup 681: A Sea Otter Rescue Story – Jean Reidy

Pup 681 is a fictional version of the story of Luna the sea otter. Luna was an orphan that was originally rescued by the Monterey Bay Aquarium staff when she was less than a week old. She received round the clock care and is now a healthy and happy sea otter. She currently lives at […]

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 […]