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Picture Book Reviews: Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess & Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation

Two picture books totally perfect for summer (and holiday!) time on the review docket today, courtesy of my friends at Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada! Read on for my thoughts on Janet Hill’s Miss Moon: Wise Words from a Dog Governess and Harry and Clare’s Amazing Staycation from Ted Staunton and Mika Song. Happy reading!     You may the […]

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Review: I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán

Review: I’m Fine and Neither Are You by Camille Pagán Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Thomas Allen & Son. Thank you! Publication: April 1, 2019 by Lake Union Publishing (Amazon/Brilliance Publishing) Book Description: Honesty is the best policy…except maybe when it comes to marriage in this brilliant novel about the high price of perfection from bestselling author Camille Pagán. Wife. Mother. […]

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Great Children’s Non-Fiction! (5)

Welcome to a new round up featuring recently read and recommended children’s non-fiction titles! Just a note that your library may catalogue some of these titles in children’s non-fiction or in picture books, etc.- it really depends on how your library has decided to categorize them! “…the truth is never made of straight lines. Lives are strange. And there are […]

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Reviews: Anne’s Kindred Spirits & Kelly Hill’s Anne Board Books

Anne-with-an-e-xtravaganza time! It’s time to take a look at some utterly delightful books all inspired by Lucy Maud Montgomery’s iconic Canadian classic Anne of Green Gables! Courtesy of my friends at Tundra Books/Penguin Random House Canada, I have a selection of titles on review: Anne’s Kindred Spirits, which is the second Anne Chapter Book entry by Kallie George and illustrator […]

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Picture Book Reviews: The Happiest Tree: A Story of Growing Up, Ruby’s Sword & more!

Picture book review time! I have three lovely titles on the review docket today, courtesy of my friends at Raincoast Books: Hyeon-Ju Lee‘s The Happiest Tree: A Story of Growing Up; Ruby’s Sword by Jacqueline Véissid, illustrated by Paola Zakimi; and Lola Dutch When I Grow Up by Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright. Enjoy! Author and illustrator Hyeon-Ju Lee, whose […]

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