Tag: children’s books

Kids Book Review: Princesses Versus Dinosaurs by Linda Bailey

Kids Book Review: Princesses Versus Dinosaurs by Linda Bailey

Princesses Versus Dinosaurs Author: Linda BaileyIllustrator: Joy AngPublisher: Tundra Books (September 15, 2020)Hardcover, 40 pagesAge Range: 3-7 yearsGoodreads Summary Two popular storybook titans, princesses and dinosaurs, battle to determine who should star in this laugh-out-loud picture book for fans of Shark vs Train and The Book With No Pictures. This is a princess book! No, it's a dinosaur … Continue reading Kids Book Review: Princesses Versus Dinosaurs by Linda Bailey

Kids Book Review: Night Night, Pumpkin by Amy Parker

Kids Book Review: Night Night, Pumpkin by Amy Parker

Night Night, Pumpkin Summary Night Night, Pumpkin from bestselling and award-winning author-illustrator team Amy Parker and Virginia Allyn is the second seasonal addition to the popular Night Night line of storybooks.  This read-aloud board book for 3 to 5 year olds follows a puppy in a pumpkin costume as he says goodnight to the things he encounters on … Continue reading Kids Book Review: Night Night, Pumpkin by Amy Parker

Kids Book Review: I Have Ants in My Pants

Kids Book Review: I Have Ants in My Pants

I Have Ants in my Pants Author: Julia CookIllustrator: Carrie HartmanPublisher: National Center for Youth Issues (August 27, 2020)Paperback: 32 pagesAge Range: 5 - 6 yearsChildren's Books, Children's FictionGoodreads SummaryIn I Have Ants in My Pants, Julia Cook helps normalize the feeling many kids have when they struggle to control their wiggles and provides strategies for improving impulse control.Some … Continue reading Kids Book Review: I Have Ants in My Pants

Kids’ Books Mini Reviews: How to Catch a Mermaid, The Know-Nonsense Guide to Space, Dungeons & Dragons: Big Trouble (Endless Quest)

How to Catch a Mermaidby Adam WallaceChildren's FictionAmazon  GoodreadsSummaryHow do you catch a mermaid?You must be very clever.With mirrors, crowns, and pearls galore, this quest can't last forever!Review - 4 starsThe illustrations in this book are gorgeous. They're so crisp and colorful, they make the book a joy to read. The story is told in a … Continue reading Kids’ Books Mini Reviews: How to Catch a Mermaid, The Know-Nonsense Guide to Space, Dungeons & Dragons: Big Trouble (Endless Quest)

Children’s Books ~ Mini Reviews: Magic Words, Lily Pond, Watermelon Madness

Magic Words From the Ancient Oral Tradition of the Inuitby Edward FieldPub Date 01 Sep 2013Children's FictionMagic Words is a modern translation (1965) of a very old Inuit creation story by nationally known poet Edward Field. As a poem it captures beautifully the intimate relationship this Arctic people have with their natural world.Magic Words describes … Continue reading Children’s Books ~ Mini Reviews: Magic Words, Lily Pond, Watermelon Madness

Spotlight Tour: Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger

Inky the Octopus Author: Erin Guendelsberger  Illustrator: David LeonardOn-Sale: 4/3/18 ISBN: 978-1-4926-5414-8 $17.99 HC Juvenile Fiction/Picture Book Goodreads  Amazon ABOUT THE BOOK: Inky is bored with aquarium life—he wants to start a new adventure in the ocean! But just how can an octopus in a tank get to the open seas...?    Inky is not just a character … Continue reading Spotlight Tour: Inky the Octopus by Erin Guendelsberger

Mini Reviews: (Children’s) Sugar & Snails, The Backup Bunny, Argyle Fox

Sugar & SnailsAuthor: Sarah TsiangIllustrator: Sonja WimmerHardcover, 32 pagesPublished March 13, 2018 by Annick PressAge Range: 4 - 7 yearsGrade Level: Kindergarten - 2Rating: 5 Stars★★★★★Goodreads  AmazonReview: I LOVE THIS BOOK. It takes the rhyme/saying about boys being made of snakes and snails and puppy dog tails and girls being made of sugar and spice … Continue reading Mini Reviews: (Children’s) Sugar & Snails, The Backup Bunny, Argyle Fox