Picture Book Review: Land Shark by Beth Ferry & Ben Mantle

Review: Land Shark by Beth Ferry, illus. Ben Mantle Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Expected publication: August 4, 2015 by Chronicle Books Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: The only thing Bobby wants for his birthday is a pet shark. So you can imagine his disappointment when his parents get him…a puppy. Everyone knows shark lovers can never […]

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Great Picture Books! (6)

If you adore picture books with wonderful rhymes, then be sure to have a look at these three great titles I have recently read: What About Moose? by Corey Rosen Schwartz & Rebecca J. Gomez, illus. Keika Yamaguchi Published: June 9, 2015 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers Source: Digital galley courtesy of Corey Rosen Schwartz. Thank you!* Corey Rosen […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books Celebrating Diverse Characters

Welcome to another Top Ten Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This week: ten books that celebrate diversity and/or diverse characters*! In no particular order, my list of twelve terrific young adult and middle-grade titles and series featuring and celebrating diverse characters: *To borrow from The Broke and the Bookish’s […]

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