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Children’s Book Week – GIVEAWAY – Animal Bites Books By Dorothea DePrisco and Animal Planet

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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Children’s Book Week – Search and Find Animals By Libby Walden

Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.  Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, homes — wherever young readers and books connect!  The 98th anniversary of Children’s…
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New Books in February 2017

Every month I share a post about all the new books that came my way during the past month. You can be sure to see these posts at the beginning of every month. I read nine books in February including three adult fiction, five children’s non-fiction, and a children’s fiction book. I am currently reading…
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Children’s Book Review: Brave Little Finn By John and Jennifer Churchman

BRAVE LITTLE FINN Sweet Pea & Friends By: John and Jennifer Churchman Published: October 4, 2016 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Fiction In October, I reviewed the first book by the Churchman’s titled THE SHEEPOVER. I adored this sweet story of friendship and the amazing photography on each page. To see my review,…
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Children’s Book Review: Rise of the Lioness By Bradley Hague

RISE OF THE LIONESS Restoring A Habitat and its Pride on The Liuwa Plains By: Bradley Hague Published: September 13, 2016 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Non-Fiction In a tiny country in Africa where people live in huts, the population of lions was reduced to just one….a female lion appropriately named, Lady. Through war and severe…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Planet Strange, Unusual, Gross, & Cool Animals By Charles Ghigna

STRANGE, UNUSUAL, GROSS, & COOL ANIMALS By: Charles Ghigna Published: October 11, 2016 Publisher: Animal Planet Non-Fiction Third graders were BEGGING me to read from this book last time I subbed in their classroom. This is a book every kid will be fascinated with. Animal Planet has brought the strangest and most interesting animals to…
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Children's Book Review: Sweet Pea & Friends The SheepOver By John &Jennifer Churchman

SWEET PEA & FRIENDS:  The SheepOver By: John and Jennifer Churchman Photo Illustrations by: John Churchman Published: December 8, 2015 Publisher: Little Brown Books for Young Readers Fiction I have always been a fan of books about sheep. We raised sheep while I was growing up and my very first pet was Lambie, a sheep…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Atlas by Animal Planet

ANIMAL ATLAS By: Animal Planet Published: May 24, 2016 Publisher: Animal Planet Non-Fiction This comprehensive atlas covers each of the seven continents as well as the oceans and the animals and species that inhabit them. The book begins with introducing your child to the various biomes in each of the areas. A world map is…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Planet Animal Bites Farm and Wild Animals Books

ANIMAL PLANET: FARM ANIMALS Animal Bites Series By: Laaren Brown, Animal Planet Published: June 21, 2016 Publisher: Animal Planet Non-Fiction After reviewing POLAR ANIMALS and OCEAN ANIMALS from Animal Planet in April, I was thrilled to check out their newest books. In fact, our family just visited an aquarium and some of the facts I…
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Children’s Book Review: Animal Planet Animal Bites Books

ANIMAL PLANET: POLAR ANIMALS Animal Bites Series By: Laaren Brown, Animal Planet Published: March 1, 2016 Publisher: Animal Planet Non-Fiction In celebration of Earth Day today, I wanted to share with you some great books from Animal Planet about some of the animals that inhabit our earth. Animal Planet immerses viewers into the lives of…
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