[Book Review] T. Rex Trick-or-Treats by Lois G. Grambling

T. Rex Trick-or-Treats  by Lois G. Grambling My boys were crazy about dinosaurs when they were little. We have tubs of dinosaurs. They don’t get played with very often any more, and it’s crazy, but I miss it. This book is cute, but I think I love it more because of the sentimental value. It …

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All Hallows Eve: The Story of the Halloween Fairy

I’m starting Halloween Week with a girlie Halloween story. There’s nothing scary about this book, but the princesses and fairies will love it! All Hallows Eve: The Story of the Halloween Fairy by Lisa Sferlazza Johnson Summary: Hailing from All Hallows Pumpkin Patch, the young fairy Eve loves candy, but can only make toys. Desperate …

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Animal Motions

Animal Motions by Melissa Pilgrim (This summary is taken from an email the author sent to me.) ““Animal Motions” is a fun, easy to follow, low-impact movement routine told as a story in a colorful picture book for ages 3-6.  Follow Eric as he stretches and moves his body at the start of his day …

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Discover America: From Sea to Shining Sea

Discover America: From Sea to Shining Sea Illustrated by Julie Olson (Summary taken from amazon.com) “Follow the patriotic journey of a little red balloon as it makes its way from the West Coast to the East Coast of the United States. Accompanied by the words of one of Americas most beloved anthems America the Beautiful, …

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Escucha Means Listen

Escucha Means Listen by Talia Aikens-Nunez (Summary taken from an email sent to me by the author) “This bilingual picture book journey through our world introduces children and toddlers to the sounds around them in English and Spanish. From the blaring sound of an ambulance to the buzzing of bees,Escucha Means Listen is written mostly in …

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Find Me by Jenna Hollenstein (Summary taken from an email the author sent me) “Originally published in Italian as Cercami, Find Me contains lively poems on the left-hand side of each page and colorful illustrations on the right. As you turn each page, the poems are read aloud by a narrator, which allows children to listen or to …

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Emma and the African Wishing Bead

Emma and the African Wishing Bead by Valerie Redmond (Summary taken from the back cover) “Emma and the African Wishing Bead” is a story about two girls, separated by an ocean and united by their dreams. It is about the beauty we all have to offer the world when we follow our passions, believe in …

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