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 recognize 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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Review & Giveaway! The Misadventures of Max Crumbly #3: Masters of Mischief by Rachel Renée Russell

I am delighted to be hosting a fun and generous giveaway courtesy of partner Simon & Schuster! Read on for my thoughts about book three in Rachel Renée Russell‘s New York Times bestselling The Misadventures of Max Crumbly series, Masters of Mischief, as well as information on how to enter to win an awesome prize pack (open to US addresses)!  […]

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