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Children’s Book Review: Where’s Brian’s Bottom by Rob Jones

A silly, interactive, and fun board book for kids to find Brian, the dachshund's, bottom. It also includes learning about rooms in the house and sounds animals make.
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Children’s Book Review: This Book is Not a Bedtime Story by Eoin McLaughlin

A scary bedtime story that isn't scary. Monsters try to be scary but instead are just silly in this fun bedtime story.
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Children’s Book Review: Violets are Blue by Barbara Dee

Wren has a lot going on, divorced parents, a new step-mom, a new town, a new school, and her mom's secrets. She just wants to disappear in the Cat FX makeup videos and shut out everyone else. Can a new adventure break her out of her shell?
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Books that Came My Way in September 2021

A round-up of all the new books added to my shelves in September 2021 including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Halloween Treat Hide-and-Seek by Olivia Aserr

Interactive Hide and Seek features with lift the flaps and a turning wheel make Halloween fun for toddlers.
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Children’s Halloween Books: Tiny T. Rex and the Tricks of Treating by Jonathan Stutzman

Tiny T. Rex and his friends share 6 of the best tips for trick-or-treating in this cute board book.
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Children’s Book Review: Mister Fairy by Morgane de Cadier

Mister Fairy feels like he is the only fairy without a special talent. What he finds is he may have the most special talent of all.
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Children’s Book Review: Between the Lines by Lindsay Ward

A young boy looks between the lines for the missing colors in his community. He misses the laughter and smiles from others so he sets out to get them and the colors back.
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Children’s Book Review: He Came with the Couch by David Slonim

A family sets off to find a couch and instead find someone that becomes much more important than a couch.
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Children’s Book Review: When I See Red and Mr. Lion’s New Hair! by Britta Teckentrup

Two new books by Britta Teckentrup including a picture book on emotions and a silly board book reminding kids to just be themselves.
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