Children’s books

Children’s Book Review: Tilda Pinkerton’s Magical Hats By Angela Shelton

TILDA PINKERTON’S MAGICAL HATS Book 1 By the Red Tractor Mailbox Written by: Angela Shelton Illustrated by: James Murry Published:  April 1, 2013 As part of the Virtual Author Book Tour, I am delighted to share the book, TILDA PINKERTON’S MAGICAL HATS by Angela Shelton with you.  This is a chapter book that would be…
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Why I Read

I am often asked, how do I find time to read? How do I read so much?  I wanted to share with you why I read and have always read books, why I started reviewing books, and why I am still finding the time to do it. A few of my favorite books growing up…
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Children’s Book Review: Nalah and the Pink Tiger By Anne Sawyer-Aitch

NALAH AND THE PINK TIGER Author and Illustrator:  Anne Sawyer-Aitch Published:  March 5 2013 NALAH AND THE PINK TIGER is the story of a little girl and her great imagination.  Her imagination involves numerous animals that live in her home and cause chaos leading her to get into trouble.  Then a pink tiger follows here…
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Book Review: Country Road ABC by Arthur Geisert

COUNTRY ROAD ABC An Illustrated Journey Through America’s Farmland By: Arthur Geisert Published: May 24, 2010 On today’s farm, B is for barn cat…E is for erosion…G is for grinding feed, and I is for…inoculate?  In 26 beautifully detailed spreads, acclaimed illustrator Arthur Geisert takes readers on a literal journey following a real road in…
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Review: Golden Records: The Magic Continues Celebrity Series, Vol 1

Do you remember Golden Records from when you were a child?  I sure do. Well known and much-loved children’s stories were read to you on records and now they have been rerecorded to CD and read by celebrities we know and love today. Golden Records was dreamed up by Grammy Award-winning music producer Arthur Shimkin…
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Story Time – If You Take A Mouse To School by Laura Numeroff

This morning I kicked off another year of Story Time at our local library.  This is one of my favorite things to do and I am so glad I have the time to do it and the kids to offer it to.  Today we had four kids from ages 1 1/2 – 4 years old…
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Day #28 of Summer Vacation

All of us have been reading this summer.  Reagan is only one book away from her free book at Barnes and Noble already.  What we are currently reading: Pat is reading LAST OF THE SEALS by Greg Messel….this yet to be published book will be featured in August as a guest review from my husband!…
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Product Review and GIVEAWAY: I See Me Books

GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED. THANKS FOR ENTERING! I remember as a child, I had a book that had MY NAME in it along with some friends and family members.  I would read that book over and over and thought it was so neat that the story was told about me!  Because my name has a different…
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10 Day Give Day 5

This first Thursday of every month I donate my time and talents to our local library.  I lead a story time for the little ones in our community.  I started the story time when I think our daughter was 3.  I missed taking her like I had taken the boys when we lived in Cedar…
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Summer Reading

As I mentioned at the beginning of the summer break, I expect the kids to read during the summer to keep their brains active.  We got the Barnes and Noble summer reading forms and started keeping track.  Since Barnes and Noble required 8 books to be read, that is what I required too.  I told…
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