July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and many new books have been published for children on the subject. My son and I have been previewing the advanced reading copies and came up with a list of our favorites.
When animals talk in an easy picture book, they often do so to teach us human values or lessons in proper behavior. Such is the case with the picture books listed below, all… Continue reading
I am a dog person (check out my other doggy posts here and here). No apologies, no regrets—well, except maybe for the “lived-on” look of my couch. And while I love the look… Continue reading
I love picture books! I loved to read them aloud when I was a primary teacher, a mother, and a daycare mom. Each year so many excellent ones are published, and it is… Continue reading
Adding a new baby to the family is a wonderful experience…unless, of course, you are the older brother or sister. This picture was snapped at the moment that my older son Alex met… Continue reading
April is National Poetry Month, and it is just around the corner! I’ve found quite a few excellent poetry titles that have been published since last April, and picked out a few to… Continue reading
Kids will get a kick out of the twists to three familiar fairy tales in these new picture books. The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas by Tony Wilson (ill. by Sue… Continue reading
Now that school is back in session, what better way to celebrate than a contest?! What will you win? Two lucky people will win autographed copies of Carmen Agra Deedy’s new book Return… Continue reading