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Rain! by Linda Ashman (Author) and Christian Robinson (Illustrator) What a gorgeous book! I spotted this on someone’s website (unfortunately I lost the link), and just had to request it from the library. The story compares a rainy day from the viewpoint … Continue reading
My preschooler has been really into fairy tales and folk tales these days, thanks in part to the Disney Princesses. Yes, she loves princesses because they are sparkly and wear pretty dresses, but it’s not just that–the weird, scary, magical … Continue reading
Ever since Infant Monkey was born, Preschooler Monkey has been jealous. The jealousy has been getting better with time, and I’ve noticed something that helps is reading books about siblings or even just babies in general (especially crying babies!). We’ve … Continue reading
Another great book from Jim Averbeck. The Market Bowl is about a little girl named Yoyo living in modern day Cameroon. Everyday, Yoyo and Mama Cécile make ndolé –bitterleaf stew–for the market. But when Yoyo demands an unfair price for … Continue reading
Shiver Me Letters: A Pirate ABC by June Sobel; Illustrated by Henry Cole Let me start out by saying that I (usually) hate alphabet books. They tend to be boring alliterative lists (and I particularly hate it when people make … Continue reading
[2013 Update: (see original review below) Now that this book is age-appropriate for my daughter (she's now almost 4) she loves this book! My minor quibbles about the book are now gone. Clearly, she was just a little bit too … Continue reading
It’s time to announce the winner of the giveaway! (drum roll please!) The winner is: Brianna! (I’ve emailed her already) Last week, after the NESCBWI conference, I was on a bit of a Jane Yolen kick. I love Jane Yolen’s … Continue reading
This week we took home 5 books, and of these, the toddler had two rather unexpected favorites: Banana! by Ed Vere We have read this book just about a million zillion times. The toddler insists on hearing it over and … Continue reading
Last week’s library picks, as always, included multiple animal themed books and a Valentine’s Day selection. However, her favorites were a couple of farm animal themed books. Amazingly, neither of these books feature ducks or geese. Cock-a-doodle-hooooooo! by Mick Manning … Continue reading
A few more library books my daughter loves. We checked out six books last week and these two have been the ones we’ve read over and over and over again: Babyberry Pie by Heather Vogel Frederick (Author), Amy Schwartz (Illustrator) I didn’t realize how much … Continue reading