Tag: children’s books

Kids Book Review: Kitty and Dragon by Meika Hashimoto

Kids Book Review: Kitty and Dragon by Meika Hashimoto

Kitty and Dragon Author: Meika HashimotoIllustrator: Gillian ReidPublisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 20, 2020)Hardcover, 104 pagesAge Range: Grade 1 - 2Goodreads Summary When Kitty looks for the perfect home, she makes an unlikely best friend—Dragon! From Epic! Originals, Kitty and Dragon is a lovable early reader series about finding true friendship when you least expect it. Book … Continue reading Kids Book Review: Kitty and Dragon by Meika Hashimoto

Kids Book Review: Little Mole’s Christmas Gift by Glenys Nellist

Kids Book Review: Little Mole’s Christmas Gift by Glenys Nellist

Little Mole's Christmas Gift Author: Glenys NellistIllustrator: Sally GarlandPublisher: Beaming Books (October 6, 2020)Hardcover, 32 pagesAge Range: Grade 1 - 2Goodreads Summary Little Mole fears Christmas is ruined when he gives away pieces of his present for mama to woodland friends in need, but ultimately, Little Mole discovers that his gift of giving was bigger … Continue reading Kids Book Review: Little Mole’s Christmas Gift by Glenys Nellist

Kids Book Review: Dino-Thanksgiving by Lisa Wheeler

Kids Book Review: Dino-Thanksgiving by Lisa Wheeler

Dino-Thanksgiving Author: Lisa WheelerIllustrator: Barry GottPublisher: Carolrhoda Books (September 1, 2020)Hardcover, 32 pagesAge Range: Kindergarten - Grade 3Goodreads Summary Lisa Wheeler's bouncy, rhyming text and Barry Gott's energetic illustrations invite readers to celebrate a dino-style Thankgiving! Follow along as dinos travel over the river and through the woods to join together with family. They enjoy … Continue reading Kids Book Review: Dino-Thanksgiving by Lisa Wheeler

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