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Our Table – Peter H. Reynolds

This month I will be featuring books from one of my favorite authors – Peter H. Reynolds. I have shared many of his books in previous posts and have some new ones to share. The first is Our Table. The reader is given a glimpse of what results when one is tethered to a screen. […]

Little Oink – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Little Oink is another silly tale from Amy Krouse Roshenthal. It features Little Oink who is a very neat and tidy pig. His parents work hard to help Little Oink be a respectable pig who can make a really good mess.

Title: Little Oink Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Jen Corace, Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)

Release Date:

August 1, 2009



Bedtime for Mommy – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

What child wouldn’t delight at the thought of reversing roles and being in charge of bedtime for Mommy? This is a silly book that would make a great bedtime story. It is a delight.

Title: Bedtime for Mommy Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA Release Date: April 1, 2010 Pages: 32

Yes Day! – Amy Krouse Rosenthal

This month I am featuring a few books that are new to me from talented author Amy Krouse Rosenthal.

Yes Day! is a darling book that highlights a single day during the year where the answer to every request is yes. What child could not relate to wanting that kind of day in their own […]

Taste and See: All About God’s Goodness – Irene Sun

Taste and See: All About God’s Goodness highlights God’s provision in the form of food throughout the Bible. The illustrations in this book are absolutely beautiful – colorful and dramatic. Further support for continued discussion about God’s love is provided in the resource pages at the end of the book.

While this complimentary book was […]

Can I Tell You a Secret? – Anna Kang

With summer vacation quickly approaching, I wanted to revisit this favorite. This review was originally posted on August 19, 2016.

Can I Tell You a Secret is a precious book that features a little frog with a big secret – He is scared of the water and cannot swim! This would be a problem […]

Mikey and the Dragons – Empowering Kids to Overcome Their Fears! – Jocko Willink

Mickey and the Dragons is a new favorite. This delightful tale is told in rhyming verse and tackles the importance of overcoming fears. It provides a powerful lesson for little ones as well as readers with more life experience. The illustrations truly enhance the text. This one is a winner!

Title: Mikey and the […]

Chloe and the Closet of Secrets: A Book about Lying – Ginger Hubbard and Al Roland

Using a biblical framework, Chloe and the Closet of Secrets tackles the topic of lying in a manner that children can really see and understand. Every time Chloe tells a lie a fluff appears. At first she is able to hide the fluffs in her closet, but soon the closet is reaching capacity. Further, Chloe […]

Sam and the Sticky Situation: A Book about Whining – Ginger Hubbard and Al Roland

Sam and the Sticky Situation is a silly story about whining and addresses the fact that there are much better ways to communicate. Bright colorful illustrations bring the story to life. The book includes a parent resource page which provides discussion questions for families.

While this complimentary book was provided for review by New Growth […]

The Flowering Cross – Beth Ryan

Reading this book has become a special Easter tradition for our family.

The Flowering Cross was a very quick favorite for our daughter. It is a touching Easter story which focuses on the transformational power of God’s love.

Katie is a six year old little girl who truly loves God. She displays her unconditional love […]