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Children’s Book Review: Ick! by Melissa Stewart

Ick! is the perfect book for elementary kids because they are always fascinated by all things gross or disgusting.
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Children’s Book Review: Yoga Animals by Paige Towler – Summer Read-to-Learn

Animals stretch and move their bodies just like humans. Kids can mimic animals and create yoga moves with fun images and yoga instruction.
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Children’s Book Review: Roxi the Rescue Dog Helps the Elephants by Carolyn Drew

A story for young readers about a dog who saves sad elephants who are treated poorly and helps them find the happy elephants. It teaches kindness and compassion for animals.
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Children’s Book Review: Pets and Their Famous Humans by Ana Gallo

Short biographies of famous artists and scientists and their pets. This book is perfect for elementary-aged kids who love learning about famous people.
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Children’s Book Review: Humanimal by Christopher Lloyd

The science and research behind animals that have various human-like qualities and behaviors, written for older elementary children.
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Children’s Book Review: Dog Breed Guide By T. J. Resler and Gary Weitzman, D.V.M.

DOG BREED GUIDE A Complete Reference to Your Best Friend Fur-Ever By: T. J. Resler and Gary Weitzman, D.V.M. Published: September 3, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Non-Fiction I grew up on a farm and always had a dog. My dad had a coonhound for hunting named Maggie for years. We had various farm…
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Cat Breed Guide By Stephanie Warren Drimmer and Gary Weitzman, D.V.M.

A comprehensive guide to 71 different cat breeds as well as information about choosing a cat and caring for it.
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Children’s Book Review: Little Kids First Big Book of Pets By Catherine D. Hughes

A comprehensive book about all kinds of pets for the youngest readers. From the usual to the most unusual of pets, everything is covered.
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Children’s Book Review: Amazing Nature Books from Prestel Publishing

WONDERS OF NATURE Explorations in the World of Birds, Insects, and Fish By: Florence Guiraud Published: October 2, 2018 Publisher: Prestel Junior Non-Fiction Author Florence Guiraud has a love for the beauty of insects, birds, and fish. In this book, she chose the most fascinating from the species and cataloged them here to not only…
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Children’s Book Review: The Song of Spring By Hendrik Jonas

THE SONG OF SPRING By: Hendrik Jonas Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Publishing Fiction Spring has finally arrived here, both by the calendar and through Mother Nature. The birds are singing, the snow is melting, and the sun is shining longer each day. In Jonas’ book, a little bird sees all the other birds…
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