Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

Review: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson Source: ARC courtesy of Goodreads First Reads and Penguin Canada. Thank you! Expected Publication: March 10, 2015 by Dial Books Verdict: Very Good/Excellent Book Description: For fans of Raina Telgemeier’s Smile, a heartwarming graphic novel about friendship and surviving junior high through the power of roller derby. For most of her twelve years, Astrid […]

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Great Picture Books! (2)

Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin, illus. Daniel Salmieri Just look at that cover! Are you smiling yet?! Rubin & Salmieri- the team behind Secret Pizza Party and Dragons Love Tacos– have given us another totally winning and funny story. You wouldn’t think it, but monsters in La La Land are actually petrified of bubbles. There’s no way to fight […]

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Picture Book Picks: Wintry Reads

There’s just something so welcoming about winter-themed picture books! Stories about polar bears, penguins and other winter creatures; stories about the changes of the season; stories about playing in the snow, going sledding, snuggling up by a roaring fire… Here, in no particular order, are some of my favourite wintry reads: Singing Away the Dark by Caroline Woodward, illus. Julie […]

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