Great Picture Books (4, Part 2)

If you searching for or in the mood to share some funny picture books with children- at a library storytime or one-on-one reading- I’d give the following titles a try!       Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman, illus. by Zacharia OHora I Don’t Want to be a Frog by Dev Petty, illus. by Mike Boldt Second Banana by […]

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Great Picture Books! (4)

I have had the pleasure of reading a number of terrific picture books as of late! From the much talked about to the wordless to the quieter offerings, here are some terrific picture book picks:   Whimsy’s Heavy Things by Julie Kraulis. This is a thoughtful, contemplative and beautiful picture book from a Canadian writer/illustrator that addresses issues of anxiety […]

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Must Read Monday (7): Kate Beaton

Welcome to the seventh edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight some new and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This week I am featuring upcoming titles from Canadian author/artist/illustrator Kate Beaton: Step Aside, Pops: […]

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Reviews: Unicorn on a Roll & The Worrier’s Guide to Life

Review: Unicorn on a Roll (Heavenly Nostrils #2) by Dana Simpson Source: Digital galley courtesy of Andrews McMeel Publishing via NetGalley. Thank you! Published: May 26, 2015 by Andrews McMeel Publishing Verdict: Very Good This second Heavenly Nostrils collection from Dana Simpson is just as delightful as the first collection! I never had the pleasure of reading any of Simpson’s […]

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Must Read Monday (4): Picture Books

Welcome to the fourth edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight some new and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! This is the second week in a row I am featuring recently released picture book […]

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Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen

Review: We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen Source: Digital galley courtesy of Tundra Books, imprint of Random House of Canada Limited, via NetGalley. Thank you! Expected Publication: Hardcover and Kindle edition, May 12, 2015 Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: Thirteen-year-old Stewart Inkster is academically brilliant but “ungifted” socially. Fourteen-year-old Ashley Anderson is the undisputed “It” girl of […]

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Must Read Monday (2)

Welcome to the second edition of Must Read Monday! On Mondays I will spotlight some new and/or upcoming releases I am looking forward to. The lists will include all genres I like to read, everything from picture books to comics, children’s lit to adult fiction! Dragons Beware! by Jorge Aguirre, illus. Rafael Rosado This is the follow-up to the highly […]

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