Book Review

Quick Lit: Mini Reviews of Some Recent Reads – April and May 2019 Edition

I wanted to briefly pop in and update you on what I’ve been reading. Some of these were review books and others are some oldies that have been on my list for awhile. Between visiting and caring for my parents and preparing for graduation, I’ve found reading to be an important escape. I’ve enjoyed every…
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Children’s Book Review: Wake Up, Color Pup by Taia Morley

WAKE UP, COLOR PUP By: Taia Morley Published: March 12, 2019 Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Fiction Young children will delight in seeing the puppy travel through his day, adding color to his coat. The puppy is greeted in the morning by a little, yellow bird. The puppy is white, but as he…
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Children’s Book Review: The Peace Dragon By Linda Ragsdale

THE PEACE DRAGON By: Linda Ragsdale Illustrated by: Marco Furlotti Published: September 12, 2018 Publisher: Flowerpot Press Fiction Sherwyn gets quite a surprise while out and about one day. He runs into a dragon. At first, he screams and is quite scared. But the dragon just keeps smiling at Sherwyn. So, Sherwyn decides to talk…
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Books that Came My Way in March 2019

This is my monthly roundup of books that were added to my shelves in the last month. I also share an update with you on other things going on in my life. Bennett and Reagan performed in their last band concert together. So many lasts will be happening in the next two months for Bennett.…
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Children’s Book Review: Rabbit & Bear – Rabbit’s Bad Habits

RABBIT & BEAR: RABBIT’S BAD HABITS By: Julian Gough Illustrated by: Jim Field Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Middle-Grade This middle-grade chapter book is great for kids who like a little silliness in their stories. Bear wakes up a bit early from his hibernation to discover his food stash has been stolen.…
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Children’s Book Review: Tip and Tucker Road Trip

TIP AND TUCKER: ROAD TRIP By: Ann Ingalls and Sue Lowell Gallion Illustrated by: Andre Ceolin Published: March 15, 2019 Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Fiction/Early Reader Tip and Tucker are two adorable hamsters at the pet store. Mr. Lopez chooses them as his new classroom pets. But, Tip and Tucker aren’t sure what is happening.…
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Children’s Book Review: New York Day & Night

NEW YORK DAY & NIGHT By: Aurelie Pollet and Vincent Bergier Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Publishing Non-Fiction Whether you love, have visited, live in, or have never been to New York City, this book can be loved by young and old. If you are familiar with New York City, this book will remind…
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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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Children’s Book Review: I Used to Be Famous By Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie

I USED TO BE FAMOUS By: Tara Luebbe and Becky Cattie Illustrated by: Joanne Lew-Vriethoff Published: April 1, 2019 Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Fiction Kiely is famous, constantly being followed by the paparazzi (her family), but someone new is in town. In her first book I AM FAMOUS, Kiely relished in all the attention…
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Children’s Book Review: Cat and Mouse By Britta Teckentrup

CAT & MOUSE By: Britta Teckentrup Published: March 19, 2019 Publisher: Prestel Fiction This oversized board book is such a fun story for toddlers to preschoolers. Cat is out to get mouse and chases him all over the house. But, mouse knows all the best spots to hide and holes to jump through. Will Cat…
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