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Way Back Wednesday ~ Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

This review was originally posted August 31, 2011.

Wind in the Willows is a HUGE favorite at our home! This classic tale is filled with adventure and animals that behave like human beings. Grahame’s descriptive detail helps the reader “see” Mole, Water Rat, Badger, and Toad as well as appreciate their unique personalities and ultimately […]

Gus Loses His Grip – David Powilson

Gus Loses His Grip is another great book from the Good News for Little Hearts Series. In this book, Gus struggles with his sweet tooth and his desire for more and more treats which ultimately leads to not only sneaking treats into his room but stealing from a local store. Written from a Christian perspective, […]

Henry Says Good-Bye – Edward T. Welch

Henry Says Good-Bye is another book in the Good News for Little Hearts series. This tale focuses on dealing with grief and loss from a Christian perspective. It is an excellent resource to open up discussion with a child who has experienced a recent loss. Of particular note is the Helping Your Child Understand Sadness […]

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell – Jayne V. Clark

Tori Comes Out of Her Shell is part of the Good News for Little Hearts series. These sweet tales are written from a Christian perspective feature animal families and address challenges that are relevant to little ones. In this tale, Tori and her family have just moved to a new pond which means a new […]

The Moon is Always Round – Jonathan Gibson

The Moon is Always Round is a beautifully written children’s book that tackles the question, Where is God in times of suffering? The book provides gentle reassurance. For any child who has experienced loss, this book would be a excellent tool to use for support as well as a means of initiating meaningful discussion.

While […]

Why Do We Say Good Night? – Champ Thornton

Why Do We Say Good Night? is a terrific bedtime story that takes the worry out of the darkness of the night for young children. This reassuring tale provides clear biblically best reasons why little ones have nothing to fear when they go to bed at night. The immersive illustrations bring the text alive. There […]

God Made Me Unique: Helping Children See Value in Every Person – Joni and Friends

God Made Me Unique is a wonderful book with a powerful message. It presents understanding uniqueness and disability from a Christian perspective in a child-friendly way. The use of colorful, engaging illustrations enhances the text.

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

Dragons Get Colds Too – Rebecca Roan

Even if you don’t have your very own dragon who is suffering from a cold, this book is sure to delight. Filled with whimsical illustrations and plenty of humor, readers of all ages will find themselves smiling and perhaps even giggling a bit as they read this sweet story. This is a terrific read-a-loud option.


Dragons Get Colds Too


Rebecca Roan


Juvenile Fiction


Bloomsbury Children's Books

Release Date:

February 12, 2019



The Crocodile Who Didn’t Like Water – Gemma Merino

Everyone knows that crocodiles like water, except one particular friend featured in this book. With an encouraging and humorous tone, this delightful tale encourages the importance of being yourself no matter what. This is a fantastic read-a-loud and a new favorite that could be used with learners of all ages.


When Pencil Met Eraser – Karen Kilpatrick and Luis O. Ramos Jr.

Friendship and creativity are celebrated in this terrific picture book. When Pencil Met Eraser details how pencil and eraser first met and how they started working together. This clever book would be a tremendous read-a-loud option for all ages.

Title: When Pencil Met Eraser Author: Karen Kilpatrick, Luis O. Ramos, Jr., Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Imprint

Release Date:

May 28, 2019