Picture Book Reviews: Giraffe and Bird Together Again & Our New Kittens

Two picture books on the review list today, courtesy of the lovely folks at Pajama Press!   First up is Rebecca Bender‘s Giraffe and Bird Together Again, starring the popular duo from the award-winning Canadian author-illustrator’s Giraffe and Bird series of titles. In Giraffe and Bird Together Again, Giraffe becomes increasingly worried when Bird doesn’t join him for breakfast or […]

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Great Children’s Non-Fiction! (2)

Hello to 2019 and hello to you lovely readers! I hope that all who celebrate Christmas had a good and as relaxing as possible celebration, and everyone enjoyed their break and New Year! To start 2019 off, I am presenting a post featuring recently read and recommended children’s non-fiction titles. Now, just a note that your library may catalogue some […]

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Picture Book Review: Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner & Christopher Silas Neal

Review: Over and Under the Pond by Kate Messner, illus. Christopher Silas Neal Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: March 7, 2017 by Chronicle Books Book Description: In this gorgeous companion to the acclaimed Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal bring to […]

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Picture Book Review: The King of the Birds by Acree Graham Macam & Natalie Nelson

Review: The King of the Birds by Acree Graham Macam, illus. Natalie Nelson Source: Hardcopy courtesy of Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press. Thank you! Publication: September 2016 by Groundwood Books Book Description: In this picture book, inspired by the life of Flannery O’Connor, a young fan of fowl brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, […]

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Picture Book Reviews: Samson in the Snow by Philip C. Stead & Tony by Ed Galing and Erin E. Stead

Samson in the Snow by Philip C. Stead Source: ARC courtesy of Raincoast Books. Thank you! Publication: September 13, 2016 by Roaring Brook Press Book Description: One sunny day Samson, a large and friendly woolly mammoth, encounters a little red bird who is looking for yellow flowers for her mouse friend (whose favorite color is yellow). As she flies off […]

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Review: Children’s Fiction from Kate DiCamillo, Elise Broach, Kate Beasley & more!

Let’s take a look at some middle grade titles I have recently read and would recommend! Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo Hardcopy courtesy of Penguin Random House Canada/Candlewick Press. Thank you! Publication: April 12, 2016 by Candlewick Press Kate DiCamillo is an all-time favourite author of mine- I’ve mentioned this before but it bears repeating that The Miraculous Journey of […]

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